Data collected by the Humanities Indicators Project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences shows that current public funding for the humanities through the National Endowment for the Humanities and state humanities councils approaches $175-million.
The impact of global health stretches far and wide, reaching communities locally and globally. Maria Thacker Goethe, Executive Director of Georgia Global Health Alliance joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss this initiative along with other insights including tips for running a successful nonprofit and how to build meaningful relationships with donors.… Read more »
Dr. Kyle Marrero’s background in music lends itself to planning for the future, guiding faculty and helping students achieve success at the University of West Georgia. As Dr. Marrero points out, each individual is important to the overall goal, but each must be allowed to play to their area of expertise. In this episode of… Read more »
One school, one mission, one campus. That vision inspired Natasha Lebowitz to accept a position on the board for the Atlanta Jewish Academy. But what started as a volunteer position moved into full-time dedication as Natasha became Development Director for the school. In this podcast, she and Alexander Haas CEO, David King talk about that… Read more »
James Hackney joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share how he followed his passion and became Senior Director of Development for Yale Divinity School in the spring of 2014. Currently leading the School’s efforts to raise $200,000,000 and meet 100% of student financial aid need by 2022, James details how previously being… Read more »
While working with one of our private school clients, I was reminded of the of the “10,000 Hour Rule”. Some are endowed with “innate talent”…just born with that “it” factor that allows them to be successful in some particular discipline, but it takes practice to really make it happen.
Supporters of nonprofit organizations have many questions when faced with a specific need, challenge or opportunity in a community. The big question, especially in the wake of natural disasters such as the hurricanes of the recent weeks, is “What happens next?”.
One of the most important resources – volunteer leadership – is rarely assessed except in the crudest terms: How much do they give?
By Katie MacKenzie, Project Coordinator Volunteers are vital to every non-profit organization. We rely on them to help us do everything from volunteering a few hours of their time, to helping with a project, to assisting us in raising money during annual, capital or stewardship campaigns. We also rely on them to spread their drive… Read more »
By Heather Thornton, Project Manager A recent Chronicle of Philanthropy article about online fundraising trends caught my eye, as I am working with a client in a campaign whose online presence is of particular importance and for whom social media has played a role in spreading the word about their endeavor. This article* outlines… Read more »