Instant Fundraiser Newsletter

August 21, 2018


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Fundraising Effectiveness Project Shows Giving Up 2 Percent

Donations to charities in the U.S. increased by 2 percent in 2017 while the number of donors increased by 0.7 percent, according to the Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report. The report, a product of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) and the Growth in Giving database -- a database of charitable donation history -- also found that the donor retention rate increased slightly to 45.5 percent....
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Get Back To The Endowment Basics

Endowments, especially those of large universities, have come under the microscope of regulators, donors, and constituents in recent years. Despite the buzz, some in the sector still might not have a firm handle on the basics.
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Show Grant-Makers You Have Sustainability

People generally agree that the work done by nonprofits should continue. Another area of agreement is that the work should receive financial support -- from someone else. In their book “The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need,” Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox offer advice about seeking a grant at a time when everyone is feeling the economic pinch and looking for someone else to foot the bill....
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