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Avoiding Burnout in the Nonprofit World

Many of us involved in the non-profit sectors – in fact, most of us – are likely to be “care-givers.”  We find that our lives and our drive to work in the nonprofit sector are fed by giving to or caring for others.  To use a quote from the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi, [...]

By |2019-02-12T08:16:57-05:00February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Team Member Spotlight: Jarrad Howard

Meet Jarrad Howard, Campaign Strategy Studies Coordinator with Alexander Haas! Jarrad's passion is rooted deep for nonprofits and the arts. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from Brenau University, and as a member of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Jarrad’s background in music and theatre led him to development and fundraising.  In this month’s [...]

By |2019-01-07T11:16:43-05:00November 6th, 2018|Fundraising Blog|0 Comments

The Importance of your Website Design

  By Jarrad Howard, Campaign Strategy Study Coordinator Many times, your organization’s website is what makes your first impression. More and more, donors are going to websites before ever having spoken to anyone, which means your website is the most prolific representation you have. It also acts as a business card - a quick [...]

By |2019-10-25T14:20:20-04:00May 22nd, 2015|Fundraising Blog|0 Comments

Learning the Language

  By Mark Belcher, Partner After more than 20 years of working in and with various types of development organizations – higher ed, research, hospitals, etc. – one thing I have come to appreciate is that there is more often than not a considerable gap translating our work into the [...]

By |2019-10-25T14:21:12-04:00May 13th, 2015|Fundraising Success|0 Comments

Donor Advised Funds

The website Inside Philanthropy had a provocative blog recently from a nonprofit management consultant named Alan Cantor. Cantor argues that the triple-digit growth in donor advised funds (DAFs in the lingo of the field) is actually hurting charities. Simply put, a DAF is a charitable fund that an individual donor [...]

By |2019-10-25T14:31:36-04:00April 3rd, 2015|Fundraising Trends|0 Comments