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Challenge drives are almost always an integral part of capital and endowment campaigns. They are equally effective in annual fundraising, sponsorship, and any other effort to secure underwriting, all for a negligible increase in your overall fundraising costs.
The findings from a recent survey of private foundation donors reveal that many foundations are not very alarmed by the current array of philanthropic "hot button" issues.
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A fundraiser for New York University and president of its George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, Naomi Levine is credited with helping to save ...
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The idea that foundations should be leading social change rather than following and supporting the direction of nonprofit activists on the front lines just seems wrong.
When a gift comes wrapped in an enigma, it has extra heart value. That’s how it is with the annual gift of three gold coins dropped each year into the kettles of the Salvation Army in Morris, Illinois. It’s endeavors like this that make our lives sing.
Eminem has a history of giving to Wolverine Human Services in Detroit, but for Giving Tuesday, he decided to get his Twitter fans involved as well.
Travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux returns to a topic he addressed nearly a decade ago: the misguided efforts of “telescopic philanthropists” trying to help Africa.
So today (sigh) is Giving Tuesday and the din is deafening. Everybody wants a piece of it.
The Orcas Opportunities Gift Catalog is a pilot project aimed at promoting philanthropy during the holiday season while addressing specific community needs. From food and gas vouchers to capital improvements to arts and education, online “shoppers” can find many ways to support their neighbors.
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