Organizations might spend years thinking about a campaign, years ramping up for and running the campaign, and then what? Staff and volunteers pack up and move on? A return to the pre-campaign status quo? A fundraising cliff? There’s no magical formula or standard experience that will explain exactly what an organization will find on the other side of a campaign.
There's so much going on in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, we just have to say our piece. Comments welcome!
The challenge was to spend just seven dollars per person a day on three nourishing meals (the average typical daily budget for food stamps) to highlight the challenges some face when living on a tight food budget.
Don’t limit your donor-centered approach to just donors – think board-centered.
“Burning the boats” is fully committing to look ahead, not backwards. Take the leap without the assurance that you can run back the old way.
After attending the February CASE VIII Conference in Portland, I can sum up my sense of the higher ed fundraising landscape in three words: big, bigger, biggest.
The new guidelines (called Final Rule) clarify some of the previous regulations that will allow development professionals working in healthcare-related philanthropy to better communicate and engage with potential donors.
Every year, Bank of America conducts a survey of the philanthropic habits of America’s wealthiest households (about 700 households of a net worth of $1 million or more and/or an annual household income of $200,000 were surveyed this year).
From the internet to water coolers across the country, the nonprofit world is abuzz with the findings of a new study done by CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, ...
More and more students are looking to philanthropy as a career after graduation. I believe this trending shift in student career choice can be attributed to a couple of factors.
What is the safest, highest-yielding investment vehicle available today? You won’t find it in The Wall Street Journal. It resides in the nonprofit sector, and it goes by the name of Capital Campaign. It’s probably the best kept secret in the investment world.