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Does anyone care about your anniversary?

Your organization has reached a milestone: making an impact for ten years, twenty years, one hundred years. So what? Anniversaries are frequently the genesis for fundraising campaigns. They mark a
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Running a marathon and implementing a capital or comprehensive campaign have a lot in common. You wouldn’t show up at the starting line for either without putting in the necessary
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By Laura MacDonald and Megan Simmons As originally published in Nonprofit Quarterly In early October, Donald Trump’s fundraising campaign promised supporters their gifts would be matched at a rate of
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Time will tell how the current crises affect the transition of executive leadership across the nonprofit sector. Change may be delayed, as nonprofits continue to steady their financial situations. Or
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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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