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Giving USA 2010 Released

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Giving USA 2010: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2009 was released this morning. The report details giving trends over the last year and analyzes those results with […]

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America’s Nonprofits Brace for Tough 2010

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On March 22, the Nonprofit Finance Fund released a survey of more than 1,300 nonprofit leaders in markets nationwide, finding that nonprofits expect 2010 to be an increasingly challenging year […]

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Museum Attendance and Funding in 2009

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A recent study by the American Association of Museums has found that attendance increased at museums nationwide during the past year, despite a drop in funding.  Science centers and natural […]

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Who Says People Aren’t Giving to the Arts in a Down Economy?

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Certainly not the Arts Council of Snohomish County! This year, the Arts Council is completing their “Live, Learn, Create” capital campaign. In partnership with Artspace, the Council is creating a […]

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Reflections of a Benefit Luncheon Junkie

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Is there really a recession underway?  I am a benefit luncheon junkie.  I attend an amazing amount every year and I never fail to be inspired, renewed, and rejuvenated at […]

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New York, New York, Big City of Dreams

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When I moved to Seattle 20 years ago, I gave up access to the New York edition of The New York Times. My Saturday and Sunday mornings are punctuated by […]

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When Will the Churning Seas Turn Calmer?

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Last Wednesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed over 10,000 points for the first time in, well, a long time. I had a hard time getting excited about this milestone […]

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Crisis Fundraising: What Do You Do When All Eyes Are On You to “Save” Your Organization from Financial Peril?

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While giving tends to increase in the wake of a well-publicized emergency, such as a natural disaster, this fact doesn’t necessarily extend to the kind of emergencies many nonprofits are […]

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One Year Since the Economic Meltdown, Big Gifts Are Still Possible

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With business news of the past week focused on the anniversary of the financial meltdown, it’s time to pause and reflect on what has changed or not changed in the […]

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A Crisis of Leadership

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Last month, I had the opportunity to see Michael Kaiser, the President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, speak in Tacoma. The presentation was entitled “Arts […]

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