Strategic Planning

Managing and maximizing strategic planning; getting the most out of goal setting, visioning, and framing

Five Important Findings for Community Hospital Fundraising

Five Important Findings for Community Hospital Fundraising

For a growing number of hospitals, particularly nonprofit community hospitals, philanthropy is considered a necessity. Philanthropy is no longer seen as only supporting added extras—it’s now a source of revenue that supports the overall care of patients.

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Small Shop Volunteer Engagement

Small Shop Volunteer Engagement

Volunteers, especially in smaller nonprofit organizations, are an invaluable resource. Here are some critical points to consider when setting up your volunteer program and its participants for success in a small shop.

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Fundraising in 2018: Looking Back to Move Forward

Fundraising in 2018: Looking Back to Move Forward

As 2019 begins, we can look back on 2018 and explore important trends that have shaped philanthropy and consider how they will affect the year ahead. The world of giving has been shaped by at least five trends.

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The Ticking Time Bomb in Stewardship

The Ticking Time Bomb in Stewardship

Now is the time to make sure that you have identified any potential gaps in your stewardship plan and have made plans to address these.

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Focus on the Fundamentals? 5 Ways to Keep Athletics Fundraising Strong

Repeal of the Athletic Seating Deduction

The athletic seating deduction was an important facet within college and university fundraising. However, in January 2018 new tax laws reexamined this deduction, making it non-deductible for donors. Here we provide a brief synopsis of change and alternatives for fundraisers to consider.

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The Importance of Personal Referrals

The Importance of Personal Referrals

Enhance donor satisfaction and engagement, while increasing the likelihood of closing future major and planned gifts.

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Giving USA 2018 Report

Giving USA 2018 Report

BWF is excited to report the findings of this year’s Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy.

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5 Ideas for Engaging Next Gen Donors

5 Ideas for Engaging Next Gen Donors

Why do non-profit leaders need to better understand this generation? For one thing, next gen donors are expected to inherit an estimated $59 trillion dollars by 2061 and it is estimated that they will allocate almost half that sum to charitable causes.

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Why and How to Engage Women Donors

Why and How to Engage Women Donors

Women make up 45 percent of American millionaires. In 2013, an estimated 60 percent of high-net-worth women made their own fortunes, and some estimates put as many as two-thirds of all wealth in the U.S. will be controlled by women by the year 2030.

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