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Fig Jam and Philanthropy

Some thoughts on decolonizing philanthropy in America In June, our neighbors were moving and offered us one of their potted fig trees. We had no experience with figs but were
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant challenges to higher education. High fixed costs, declining enrollment numbers, shifts to online and hybrid models, and the cancellation of major sports have caused
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Leadership Columbus is set to embark on what’s certainly the most unusual year in the community leadership program’s long history. The organization has chosen its latest class of future community
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Chicago, IL – Laura MacDonald, CFRE, Principal and Founder of Benefactor Group, has been named Chair of Giving USA Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by The Giving Institute to advance
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Tracking your organization’s fundraising return on investment (ROI) is one way to monitor the value of different fundraising techniques. It can help guide future investments in your fundraising infrastructure. But,
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Major and Endowment Gift Options In times of financial and economic uncertainty, a number of charitable gift options available to donors are particularly appealing. Of course, not all gift options
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Giving USA is here and we are diving into the data to see what it means for giving in 2020 and beyond.