General Development

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Giving and the Golden Years: A Q & A with Aging Services Study Co-Author Laura MacDonald

Do you think of seniors (age 65+) as a primary audience for your nonprofit organization? Maybe you should. By 2060, it is estimated that the population of Americans over 65
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It’s the development officer’s job to build strong relationships. We spend much of our time focused on bonding with donors, funders, and others. But that’s only half of the challenge. Rapport with colleagues can be just as important—and just as rewarding. The points in this article can help you stay successful, even under difficult conditions.

  The scenario: Mary Smith, a trustee, has given $25,000 consistently for several years.  She’s also a member of the capital campaign steering committee. Today, the major gift officer delivered
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Strategic Planning for Stronger Community Impact The Muskingum County Community Foundation (MCCF) has proudly served the people of Zanesville and the surrounding region since 1985. Over the years, MCCF has
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Nothing beats the Olympic games in showcasing the best in teamwork, individual performance and goal achievement. During the XXXI Olympiad in Rio, the United States earned the highest medal count
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Peer-to-peer fundraising can work for any organization.  It can create significant funding and brand awareness.  It activates social networks, both online and offline.  For example, the recently released Peer-to-Peer 30
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Benefactor Group welcomes Steve Beshuk to our organization. Steve helps nonprofit organizations have the right operational systems and processes in place. With Steve, we have added data, operational, and business intelligence consulting to our firm while continuing to deliver excellent fundraising, capital campaign, and leadership consulting.