Florida State University Receives $100M to Create the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Largest Gift in FSU History; One of the Largest Private Gifts to a Florida Public University Bentz Whaley Flessner congratulates Florida State University on the largest gift in its history — $100 million — from Jan Moran and The Jim Moran […]
Many of our clients are preparing for or headed into a major campaign. Their success will depend on many things: engaged donors, clear priorities, sufficient infrastructure, etc. Campaigns also largely rely on those agents who transform these important elements into fundraising outcomes: development officers. For DOs to be successful, however, leadership of your development shop […]
Consultants: Allison Gannon | Annie Harm
Bentz Whaley Flessner looks at the “Philanthropy 400” and offers advice on increasing your charitable giving.
Consultants: Alexis Barber | Allison Gannon
Women have a special role in the world of philanthropy: they live longer than men, have significant input in where gifts are directed in their households, are attending 4-year institutions at a higher rate than men, and tend to give more to social service-related philanthropies. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner offers a […]
In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner highlights 3 tips to build the confidence in your organization that is so crucial to fundraising success.
A good chunk of my time is spent building and leading training sessions for a variety of development professionals – from support staff to fundraisers to faculty members to volunteers. Each workshop/seminar is different and two sessions that may be identical in content always end up with distinct experience. My favorite trainings have ended up […]
In some of my spare time at home I have been focusing on working with Python “pandas”, the data analysis library. This weekend I learned that I was able to import data through the clipboard (that is, whatever you last … Continue reading →
With the level of uncertainty for future growth of corporate giving, it is more important than ever to make your organization’s corporate giving programs as strategic as possible. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner offers tips and strategies to maximize your corporate giving results.
Predictive modeling, the process of using data patterns to predict future activity, is well established in fundraising for identifying prospects, prioritizing portfolios, and increasing return on annual giving investments. However, for many organizations, these likelihood indicators remain static for many years despite the dynamic nature of donor relationships. Now, it is within the reach of […]
Many of our clients have been talking about the New York Times’ recent article on the work environment at Amazon. Amazon prides itself on having a culture of relentless performance. In many ways it can be thought of as a case study for finding the balance between being high performing and becoming one’s own worst […]
Originally published September 23, 2015 Many of our clients have been talking about the New York Times’ recent article on the work environment at Amazon. Amazon prides itself on having a culture of relentless performance. In many ways it can be thought of as a case study for finding the balance between being high performing […]
We’ve seen and heard a lot about fundraiser turnover – that the average tenure is 2 years or less an an institution, that millennials don’t have staying power because they’re always looking for the next big thing, that non-profits can’t keep up with rising salaries and titles available in the big shops. But where does […]
Consultants: Janet Cady | Jennifer Lappegaard | Mark Marshall | Michael Worley
Bentz Whaley Flessner announces the results of its 2015 healthcare survey. Get the full report here.