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 her [...]
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 that [...]
Not 24 hours after the announcement of the world’s largest gift to higher education, there were those eager to criticize it. “Wait, Is Bloomberg’s $1.8-Billion Donation to Johns Hopkins a Good Thing?” screamed the headline in the November 20th issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Michael R. Bloomberg’s gift will enable the University [...]
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. celebrated [...]
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 was [...]
“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.
Organizers of the senior class gift campaign are not looking to just elicit donations from students this year – they’re also trying to help seniors plan for their futures.
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.
Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King breaks down the... Alexander Haas, President & CEO
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”.