Tag: nonprofit giving

You “Serve”, But Do You “Give”?

By Katie MacKenzie, Project Coordinator There is a big trend happening in Student Affairs and on college campuses – Service Learning.  Service learning offers students the opportunity to experience out-of-the-classroom learning while reflecting on what it means to give back to the community through service to others. My alma mater is huge on service learning.… Read more »

Crossing Nonprofit Borders

  There has been much discussion recently about the crossing of borders. In the nonprofit world, we see another border that is being blurred: the distinction between different nonprofit segments.   We recently reported that giving to human services organizations has been flat compared with other sub-sectors and their growth spurts.   What can this… Read more »

Preemptive Philanthropy

Preemptive philanthropy: Perhaps you’ve experienced something like this. The lead prospect for a major gift has been invited to a meeting. Following pleasantries and “small talk,” the board chair and the executive director begin sharing with the prospective donor their description of the organization’s plans for its capital campaign. They are just beginning to approach… Read more »