Donor Relations

Engaging and stewarding donors and prospects

Mitigating and Managing Gift Acceptance and Donor Risk in Today’s Hyper-Scrutinized Climate

Mitigating and Managing Gift Acceptance and Donor Risk in Today’s Hyper-Scrutinized Climate

No organization, despite its best efforts and good intentions, can mitigate all risk associated with fundraising. But there are absolutely several things to consider and steps to take that will ensure you’re as prepared as possible should the worst scenario unfold.

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Consuming Philanthropy

Consuming Philanthropy: How Principal, Major, Mid-Level, and Base Donors Give Differently

The most productive and sustainable philanthropy programs maintain distinct yet deeply strategic approaches to fundraising by gift levels.

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Successful Campaign Kickoff Events

Successful Campaign Kickoff Events

The campaign kickoff is both an exciting and monumental time for any organization. When planning this event, there are several trends worth noting for those contemplating black-tie versus day-of-service–and some questions to ask yourself as you and your team consider the possibilities.

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Stewarding Donors with Dementia

Stewarding Donors with Dementia

Dementia currently affects more than 5.5 million people in the U.S., and this number is expected to double to approximately 16 million people in 30 years.

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Understanding Your High- and Ultra-High-Net-Worth Donors

Understanding Your High- and Ultra-High-Net-Worth Donors

In 2017, The Philanthropy Workshop released a study on the perspectives and philanthropic practices of high- and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Highlighted are key survey findings, what these findings can mean for your organization, and the valuable next steps for moving forward.

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Best Practices for Processing Donor-Advised Funds

Best Practices for Processing Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds represent an important and growing fundraising opportunity. But what happens once a donor-advised fund transaction comes through a nonprofit organization’s door? Here are some best practices.

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