Among other comparisons, fundraising can be referred to as the picture, big, small, in-between. During the 2014 Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) International Conference, Eddie Thompson, founder and CEO of www.ceplan.com, said fundraising can be understood by getting a good picture of the picture, and he called the picture a mosaic.
Individuals have their own styles about doing things, from the most public to the most personal.
Grants are an important part of nonprofit funding, so much that many people in the industry devote a great deal of time and energy learning how to apply for them in just the right way.
It might seem like a no-brainer that board members and volunteers would care about an organization and its mission. Why would they be there otherwise?
The merging of two organizations, or the acquisition of one by another (which can be two sides of the same coin), calls for delicate negotiations. Those negotiations might be delicate, but they still involve tough questions.
Once upon a time … nonprofit organizations had a certain amount of insulation from the big bad world because of their noble mission.
Securing major gifts can involve a tricky balancing act of demonstrating respect for the major gifts prospect at the same time as feeling pressure to close the deal.
The chief responsibility of a chief development officer (CDO) is, well, development. Having gotten past that hurdle, what does development mean?
Fundraisers at many organizations find themselves at one time or another applying for grants to support their mission. Sometimes this task will be contracted out to an individual outside the organization, but many nonprofits have such a person on staff.
Charitable giving to religious-related organizations increased 6.9 percent between 2012 and 2013. That closely mirrors the 6.4 percent increase between 2011 and 2012. That’s according to the Winchester, Va.-based Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability’s (ECFA) 2014 State of Giving Report.
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