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Opinion: Honoring The Donor’s Hard-Earned Money
Congratulations to Wayne State University for an incredible gift of $40 million, securing a new facility and faculty for its business school from Detroit food and sports moguls Mike and Marian Ilitch. The celebration didn’t last long before the uproar began — because the Illitch’s gift was specific about how the funds were to be used and dispersed.
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4 Ways To Coordinate Collaborative Grant Proposals
Pulling together organizations with complementary missions can accomplish more than one organization working alone. Collaboration is a best-practice expectation and it’s common for several organizations to play major roles in planning and implementing programs.
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4 important elements to Storytelling
Writers from Dr. Seuss to Hemingway readily proclaim the importance of editing when creating new material. But even thinking about editing can be terrifying when you don’t have a clue where to start. Seeking out stories to spread the message of your organization is not an easy process and there’s no magic solution, but telling good stories gives a great reason “why” to donors who may be on the fence.
Americans like to think that they have originated just about everything, that despite the arrival on the American land mass of people from all over the world, all that is Made in the USA is sui generis. In her book “Diversity and Philanthropy,” Lilya Wagner wrote that the background of the nonprofit sector in the United States can be found in European philanthropy, a thought that should be kept in mind as fundraising keep spreading beyond national borders.