This new calendar year brings with it a number of tax policy changes that will undoubtedly impact nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit leaders – particularly Board members – seek quick information and statistics to navigate this new landscape.
I recently read an article on npEngage about the value of planning studies. And while the author makes some very interesting and relevant points, one thing to consider, however, is:
What information you will get back from this process?
In the latest issue of our newsletter, Alexander Haas Of Counsel John Taylor gives an in-depth report on giving through Family Foundations (FF) and Donor Advised Funds. Of particular interest, he notes there is the issue of who can legally make a pledge and who can legally pay it off. Go here to read his white… Read more »
A successsful campaign is built upon a compelling case for support. We are often called upon to help clients craft a case when they are in the initial stages of contemplating a campaign.
“For many that rely on philanthropy… this is not jus a tough year. This is going to be a tough era.” — Patrick Rooney, Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University
In many development offices around the country, there are discussions concerning the need to clean up data in fundraising systems. Donors are frequently “lost,” or at the very least offended, when data is misused or inaccurate.