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Why does being data-driven matter? There are many reasons, top among them: you will realize the most value from the program, and it helps your team allocate its more important resource: time. Take our free assessment to see how your organization is doing!
September 14, 2023
This month, a few members of the Benefactor Group team attended the 2023 Bridge Conference to present on a favorite topic: how to effectively communicate with donors through the lifecycle of a campaign.
August 29, 2023
Last month, five members of our team traveled to Indianapolis for the Giving Institute’s annual meeting of the minds: the Summer Symposium. This event brings together fundraising and consulting voices from across the United States to discuss major trends, opportunities, and concerns affecting philanthropy—and to consider the future of our sector.
August 15, 2023
Imagine: three years ago (or perhaps five…or seven…or even ten!), your organization embarked on an ambitious fundraising campaign. You set your sights high with your largest-ever campaign goal. You perfected your case for support, and created a much-loved campaign brand. You recruited a top-tier cohort of volunteers that faithfully shepherded the campaign through highs and
July 26, 2023
Isabella and Emilie help to guide and keep diverse projects, ranging from campaigns to development planning efforts to executive searches, running on time and on course.  You’ll find a few reflections from Isabella and Emilie—on philanthropy, the common good, and their personal passions—within.
July 13, 2023
It’s here! Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy©, the longest running, most comprehensive report on philanthropy in America. Our 11th Annual Infographic interprets this data to help donors, fundraisers, and nonprofit leaders understand trends and navigate present-day philanthropy.
June 20, 2023
There are fault lines in the philanthropic landscape. Participation has declined steadily for two decades: Today, fewer than half of households report making a charitable gift each year. Compare this to 2000, when 66% of American households donated to charity.
June 14, 2023

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