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Congratulations to Gustavus on Fundraising Momentum

Bentz Whaley Flessner extends congratulations to Gustavaus Adolphus College who recently received notice by Star Tribute writer, John Reinan, for the transformative gifts it has been receiving. In a January 20, 2018, article, Reinan wrote, “It’s getting to the point where you wonder whether Gustavus Adolphus College would turn up its nose at a paltry […]

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CASE International Advancement Conference

North American Strategies for Global Alumni Relations and Fundraising February 7–9, 2018 Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile Chicago, Illinois, United States Barett Christensen serves on the Social Media Panel on Friday, February 9, at this conference designed to help you discover practical strategies for international fundraising and community building.

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How Does Your Nonprofit Compare? 5 Takeaways from the Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study

5 Takeaways from the Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study The 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study was recently completed and released. For the study, over 600 nonprofit organizations in a variety of sectors from the U.S. and Canada were polled in early 2017. This study was sponsored by the Association of Philanthropic Counsel, funded by […]

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CASE District II Annual Conference

February 25–27, 2018 National Harbor, MD Visit with philanthropy experts Bruce Flessner and Jeff Hilperts of Bentz Whaley Flessner in Booth #203 at the CASE District II Conference where members come together to network, advocate, and foster support for education. This year the event takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in […]

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CASE District III Annual Conference

February 11-14, 2018 The Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta, Ga Visit with philanthropy experts Bruce Flessner and Jeff Hilperts of Bentz Whaley Flessner in Booth #209 at the CASE District III Annual Conference that will attract 1,500 advancement professionals to Atlanta for engaging educational experiences and superb entertainment. The District III Annual Conference offers elite education […]

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IGNITE ELEA Conference

February 28–March 3, 2018 Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN Bentz Whaley Flessner proudly sponsors this event where you can improve yourself and your program by learning how to maximize fundraising, marketing, communications, and nonprofit leadership. IGNITE will include top-notch keynote speakers John Busacker and Adrian Sargeant; master classes offered by Lori Jacobwith and Sargeant; a rich selection of curriculum sessions that […]

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The DRIVE/ Conference

February 27–28, 2018 Seattle/Bellevue, Washington The DRIVE/ Conference promises great takeaways. Join us in Seattle to gain valuable insights and stay data driven. Bentz Whaley Flessner presents two sessions: Creating an Effective Training Plan Tuesday, February 27, 2018 1:45-2:35 PM Presented by Kate Butler, Associate, and Merrell Milano, Senior Associate, Bentz Whaley Flessner Almost every […]

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How 2017 Trends Will Impact Your Development Strategies for 2018

2017 will be remembered for many events at colleges, universities, hospitals, and medical centers as each has celebrated highpoints and dealt with some disappointments. Overall, when the final numbers are tallied, it will be a good year for philanthropy. As we reflect, we see 2017 shaped by three big events that will impact your development […]

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

Last week, The Philanthropy Workshop released a study on the perspectives and philanthropic practices of high- and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. This study was based on 219 survey responses and 20 in-depth interviews with philanthropists and includes several interesting findings on the behaviors and motivations of wealthy donors. High- and ultra-high-net-worth donors use multiple channels. The study […]

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2017 Tax Bills and Charitable Giving

How the Proposed Tax Changes May Impact Charitable Giving As the House and Senate Republicans release details on their proposed tax bills, many nonprofit organizations have been asking how the proposed changes may impact charitable giving. While the details of these bills are constantly evolving, and there are several additional components that may impact nonprofits […]

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Bentz Whaley Flessner Welcomes Senior Associate

Bentz Whaley Flessner is pleased to announce that Ken Massey has joined the BWF philanthropic consulting team effective November 1, 2017. Ken is a recognized leader in the healthcare philanthropy community. He has joined BWF Healthcare Philanthropy with a particular emphasis on academic medical centers and healthcare institutions. His areas of focus include campaign planning and management, major and principal gifts, […]

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Bentz Whaley Flessner Welcomes Director of Prospect Research Services

BWF Insight is excited to announce the expansion of its prospect research service line. As BWF Insight continues to be a leader and innovator in prospect development, we are pleased to welcome Roslyn Clarke. As director of prospect research services, Roslyn will manage all outsourced research projects, lead a team of researchers, conduct trainings, and provide prospect […]

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