Total charitable giving in the U.S. rose an estimated 4.1% to more than $373 billion in 2015.
There are times when a comprehensive campaign may not be the right approach. An alternative may be to conduct special project fundraising initiatives.
3 strategies for maximizing your major gifts.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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 […]
Bentz Whaley Flessner addresses the items to consider when creating a compelling story to attract and motivate donors to aid in effective fundraising.
In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner offers strategies on how nonprofit organizations can apply the principles that Oregon Health and Science University used to raise $1 billion in 2 years.
For any organization considering a major fundraising campaign, developing a strong case for support, or “philanthropic agenda,” is critical to the campaign’s success. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner introduces the five elements of strong case for support.
Consultants: Andrew Schultz | Marisa Ontko
An institution’s internal data is one of its biggest assets. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner introduces a few things you can do make sure you’re gathering and using data to maximize your fundraising results.