These words by Deming are often used by evangelists of the data sciences to make one specific point. Trust is not an effective strategy. But insight is. The modern major-gift fundraising program is at a crossroads of business model maturity. In a sector historically managed by top-of-mind relationship management, the scale of expectations have pushed […]
Total charitable giving in the U.S. rose an estimated 4.1% to more than $373 billion in 2015.
Bentz Whaley Flessner presents key findings of the 2016 Fidelity Charitable Report.
BWF consultants are experienced professionals who create timely solutions out of complex challenges. We’re motivated by our clients’ success and a desire to transform philanthropy. We are expanding our fundraising and advancement consulting team with the addition of several Senior Associate positions. These consultants will work with our broad base of clients: conducting development assessments, preparing clients for campaigns, working with […]
There are times when a comprehensive campaign may not be the right approach. An alternative may be to conduct special project fundraising initiatives.
Overview Bentz Whaley Flessner advances our world through collaboration with great nonprofit organizations. Our clients are changing the world: educating our children, curing disease, caring for those in need, protecting our planet, and enlightening our understanding of the world. We provide expert fundraising counsel and innovative advice to: Public and private colleges and universities to help […]
Mississippi State leaders inspired by the overwhelming response to “Infinite Impact,” the most successful fundraising campaign in university history, celebrated MSU President Mark E. Keenum’s April 28, 2016, announcement of a historic retargeting of the campaign with a fundraising goal of $1 billion by 2020.
Bentz Whaley Flessner presents 4 guidelines for a successful database upgrade.
Tips on how to balance donors’ relationships with the institution and the individual fundraisers.
The 2016 Fundraising Analytics Survey is ready for launch. Contact Allison Gannon at firstname.lastname@example.org to participate.
Bentz Whaley Flessner would like to invite you to participate in our 2016 Fundraising Analytics Survey. This survey provides a comprehensive snapshot of the fundraising analytics profession and covers compensation, professional development, methodology, software, and institutional culture. Your response helps us provide the community with important information to support, inform, and advance our field. To participate, […]
Prospect development professionals: problem-solvers and industry experts.
7 important considerations when choosing data visualization software for fundraising.
Institutions are increasing fundraising results through a focus on giving from individuals and family foundations.
Consultants: Alexis Barber | Annie Harm
Bentz Whaley Flessner outlines 4 steps to maximize fundraising dollars from family foundations.