3 strategies for maximizing your major gifts.
Check out this neat graphic Data Science Bowl featured. The visualization is from an app that predicts the next play in a football game in real-time and was created by data scientists at Booz Allen Hamilton. Think about how exciting Super Bowl 51 could be with this! The Data Science Bowl works to solve other problems through […]
Last week I went to an interesting Meetup session called, “What Kaggle Learned from 2+ million models?” hosted by the Statistical Programming DC group and Data Science DC group. Anthony Goldbloom, the CEO and Co-Founder of Kaggle spoke about some interesting data projects that Kaggle had facilitated, how competition results are used, and discussed methods used to win […]
The advantages of establishing common-sense metrics and deliverables for prospect research are outlined in this AFP article co-authored by Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Bond Lammey.
Bentz Whaley Flessner outlines how full-costing may be worth considering for non-profit organizations that seek private giving revenue to cover operating costs.
Consultants: Annie Harm | Bruce Flessner
The constant cycle of ever larger campaigns means that the steps taken after a campaign are more important than ever to set up the next campaign up for success. In this edition of Points of Practice, Bruce Flessner and Annie Harm outline post-campaign strategies to ensure success.
Bentz Whaley Flessner examines what presidential election cycles mean to nonprofits and what organizations can learn from these competitors.
The need for data-driven reporting, metrics, and analysis at non-profits has increased in recent years. This growing need means your institution needs to focus on retaining and growing operations talent and recognizing the importance of their contributions.
One of the keys to successful fundraising is finding the intersection of organizational priorities with donor interest. Bentz Whaley Flessner introduces a methodology that organizations can use to begin to prioritize their philanthropic agenda.
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 […]