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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
Does it really matter what our mission and vision are as long as we’re doing good work?
May 25, 2023
Effective boards are comprised of diverse members who bring a balance of work, wisdom and wealth. To these responsibilities add “wit” because a board that enjoys working together is more likely to be fruitful. On a high-functioning board, each board member brings one or two of these traits (plus “wit,” which is a proxy for
May 9, 2023
Fundraising success depends on the ability to leverage two important assets: data and time. With improved data, you can spend your time—a precious resource—in the right places.
April 25, 2023
Dan Flowers serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Since taking the helm in 2003, Dan has led the organization to record levels of growth. Today, the foodbank delivers more than 30 million pounds of food each year. The organization has also been previously recognized by Feeding America as its
April 17, 2023
When a nonprofit hires an independent party to assist with the search and selection of its next leader, it can pursue various options: large, globally branded retained search firms; boutique firms; contingent search firms; individual search professionals — or variations of them.
April 5, 2023
As basketball tournaments are sweeping the country this month, we notice parallels between what it takes for a basketball team to win it all and what it takes for your fundraising team to lead a successful campaign.
March 16, 2023

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