Philanthropy Northwest

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Planning = Progress

Staying on top of trends and balancing best practices are what Collins Group does best. How can you develop strong strategies while continuing to look to the next need? We have some thoughts.

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Why Retention is Worth the Investment

Startling research indicates in this era of increased expectations for philanthropic support to sustain nonprofits, leaders are still learning how to set and manage expectations and reach desired outcomes.

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Philanthropy in 2013: Partly Sunny with Scattered Clouds

Most economists are predicting “more of the same” for the year ahead: slow economic growth in the US paired with economic and political uncertainty overseas. For philanthropy, the forecast is similar: very modest growth in giving overall.

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How Will You Change the World? Strategic Vision Matters

How will the community be changed for the better as a result of donors’ investment in you?

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Raising Capital Is More than Fundraising

Capital is not just a building anymore; it can include program expansion and investments in innovation

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Moving Your Mission Forward

Six steps to ensure your major gifts fundraising plan is growing and succeeding

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Land Trusts: Preservation Through Conversation

Aligned community vision sets the stage for transformative conservation efforts

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Identify Your Superstars

Are you supporting your Superstars so they can better champion you?

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Before the Launch? Ignore Essential Campaign Planning Steps at Your Own Risk!

Ready to launch a campaign right now? Take three steps back and evaluate.

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Temple Building in Bali: A Cautionary Tale

While small gifts add to the whole, without a timeline and dedicated lead donors, your project will languish

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