Training in the Time of COVID-19 By Arthur Criscillis, Managing Partner In conversations with clients and colleagues, I have heard that training is high on everyone’s list. With travel prohibited, many staff members are seeking additional training opportunities and many leaders are trying to structure appropriate learning opportunities for their staff members. That is wellRead More Training in the Time of COVID-19
Human Connection in the Time of COVID-19 By Nancy Peterman, Partner Some of you may remember the concept developed by John Naisbitt in 1982, High Tech High Touch, which acknowledged that with greater reliance on technology, people would crave more TLC. How prophetic. Almost forty years later, we have transitioned to a time of superRead More Human Connection in the Time of COVID-19
Reviewing the ethical statements now required to be accepted when renewing my Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) status last month, I was particularly struck by the following points in the International Statement of the Ethical Principles of Fundraising: Fundraisers will always respect the free choice of all individuals to give donations or not. Fundraisers willRead More A Modern Day Fundraising Dilemma
Asking for money before engaging the donor. Engage in a sincere and meaningful conversation with your top donors before asking for anything. Remember that asking for a gift is only one step in the “development process” and it usually is not the first step. You need to “develop” the relationship first and find the sharedRead More 7 Sins that Kill Your Fundraising Efforts
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,Read More Avoiding Burnout in the Nonprofit World
President and CEO David King talks with Atlanta Business RadioX about the tax reform’s expected impact on giving and discusses current trends in philanthropy and nonprofit giving. Listen to the live broadcast here.
David King talks with the High Velocity Radio hosts about how to strategically set your donor board up for success, pitfalls to avoid when planning your fundraising budget, and just how Alexander Haas helps “transform institutions that transform lives”.
The results are in and the Giving USA 2017 report reveals charitable giving hit a record high for the third straight year in 2016, reaching $390.05-billion.