Philip Mazzara, President and CEO of Providence Health Foundation joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share steps along his career path from advancement to fundraising and how mentorship helped shape that journey.
On this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Daniel Bozard, LSU Foundation Vice President of Development joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk metrics, accountability and culture building.
How do you effectively communicate the need for funding in a way that motivates donors to contribute?
One of the most natural methods, and the one that often yields the best return, involves tapping into patients who have received services from your hospital and are pleased with the care.
The US Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy is out. It shares the key reasons individuals’ choose, give and continue to support organizations and specific missions. Is your organization in tune with these four deciding factors?
Giving has changed. Many of us have phone in hand most of the day and spend hours in front of our computers. Quinetha Frasier joins the podcast to share how MyPledger is making the switch to digital giving easier, for both organizations and donors, and why tracking the success of campaigns through data is essential.
Here’s what we know: The United States has a new set of rules for income taxation.
Here’s what we don’t know: What do these new rules mean to philanthropic giving?
Individuals and businesses are struggling to figure out what impact, if any, the new tax law has on them.
It is wise to carefully monitor endowment funds, not only for investment growth, which is often the primary concern of boards or investment committees, but also to ensure the intent of the donor is at the forefront.
Patience and persistence paid off the campaign concluded in 2015 with $105 million raised against the $80 million goal, fulfilling the secret dream that MTSU’s 100th anniversary would be celebrated with a $100 million+ Centennial Campaign.
While we don’t know what will eventually come out of Congress, one thing is for sure: It is better to have a plan and not need it than to arrive at January 1 with no plan for dealing with a new reality that promises to confuse donors and discourage charitable giving to our organizations.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to stop to take a breath and remember what we are thankful for.