10 Reasons Why Legal and Financial Advisors Should Discuss Philanthropy With Clients

1. It’s good for your clients, it’s good for your business, it’s good for society, and it’s good for you. 2. You’ll be surprised how many of your clients are
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12 Tactics for Fundraising in a Recession

Fundraising in a recession might sound like an oxymoron, but Benefactor Group has proven success in doing just that for over one hundred nonprofits nationwide. It’s not that asking for
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The Benefits of an Endowment

Endowments offer benefits to the nonprofit organization, to the donor, and the fundraiser. An excerpt from Diana Newman’s book Nonprofit Essentials, Building Endowment   To The Organization: There are advantages of a
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Capital Campaign Fatigue – Real or Imaginary

“Enough. Enough already!” said the capital campaign donor when the performing arts center came back for the third campaign in less than five years. More and more nonprofit organizations are
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Celebrating the Gift—Personal and Public Recognition

Showing appreciation for planned gifts and honoring the donors who give them are integral to an effective planned giving program and simple good manners. For most of us, however, it
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Deferred Gifts with Income Benefits

Donors may make irrevocable gifts during their lifetimes in which they (or their chosen non-charitable beneficiaries) retain benefits during their lifetimes (or for a period of years) and the organization(s) receive the
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Definitions to keep in mind…

Several words and concepts need to be understood before delving more deeply into building endowments. Endowment An endowment is a broad term that is often used to describe the total
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