Team Member Spotlight: Heather Pennington

Meet Alexander Haas Project Coordinator, Heather Pennington! As Project Coordinator, Heather supports each aspect of client projects and ensures that communication flows between Partners and clients. She also provides administrative support for firm projects and tasks associated with client services, non-client tasks, and professional activities. In this Team Member Spotlight, Heather shares what brought herRead More Team Member Spotlight: Heather Pennington

Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

Industry-Leading Team of Fundraising Experts Transform Institutions to the Tune of $2.5 Billion in 2018 ATLANTA (December 4, 2018) – Founded in 1987, Alexander Haas, Inc. celebrated its 31-year anniversary with a banner year in 2018. Named after founder and legendary fundraiser, Mrs. Leonard “Be” Haas, the firm continues to build partnerships with nonprofits thatRead More Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

No Good Gift Goes Unpunished

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Alexander Haas 2018 Year in Review

Even before New Year’s Day, 2018 looked set up to be quite a year. It started off with the implementation of some significant tax law changes that had the potential to really impact the nonprofit sector including the increase in the standard deduction and anticipated “gift bundling” that may result.  In 2018 the U.S. celebratedRead More Alexander Haas 2018 Year in Review

Trickle Down Philanthropy

I’m fascinated by the changing trends in philanthropy, particularly as it relates to innovation. Every day we are introduced to some new technology that promises to encourage our well-being up the positive vector.  Maybe you’re wondering, Why am I reading about technology and innovation in a Philanthropy blog—stay with me. This past summer I wasRead More Trickle Down Philanthropy

Reflection of Henri Nouwen

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” — Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life.

Not All Gold Glitters

As we celebrate the $410 billion given in 2017, many consider philanthropy to be in a Golden Age. Not surprisingly, there are once again expressions of concern about the influence of large foundations.

The Growth of Grateful Patient Programs

In health care, development leaders and teams can’t depend on a winning football team or wealthy alumni to create a natural pipeline for ongoing philanthropic support. Organizations are turning to, and in many cases increasing fundraising efforts around, “grateful patients”.