When I think of the next generation of donors, I think of individuals who were raised in an on-demand culture and have been shaped by social media, mobile technology, a post 9/11 world, and a deep recession. They are self-starters, self-learners, and self-motivators. Universal connectivity, highly curated global information, on-demand video, and 24/7 news cycles […]
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. Women’s influence in philanthropy continues to change. Did you know that […]
This week brings record setting gifts for education and children’s hospitals and a new report on the distribution of wealth in the world.
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 […]
This week brings a review of the tax reform on donor-advised funds and charitable giving as well as major gifts to nonprofits.
The first week of December brings 8 and 9-figure gifts to universities and healthcare and a new report on demographics and giving.
The first week of November brings two donor engagement reports, large gifts to universities, and a report on the impact of the proposed tax bill on giving.
The last week of October brings two nine-figure gifts to universities and looks at philanthropy of the wealthiest.
This week in philanthropy organizations are impacted by government trends and Jeff Bezos asks twitter for philanthropic ideas.
This week brings large anonymous donations, major gifts for medicine and the release of this year’s Giving USA.
This week brings major gifts for healthcare organizations, universities, and politically motivated gifts to the United Nations. In addition, new research on endowment projections for 2017.
This week in philanthropy Assumption College ignited student-athletes, parents, and alumni to participated in the Greyhound Pride Challenge. Additionally, this week brought some big donations and large fundraising announcements.
This week brings a $100 million pledge to end homelessness, gifts of art in Canada, major gifts to universities and new research on giving differences between millennial and baby boomer women.
Many nonprofit fundraising shops have long since recognized the value and power of their own internal datasets. Good leaders know that evaluating and analyzing our data leads to important insights that inform our decision making and goal setting processes. A common sticking point in fully realizing this value, however, and in the adoption and integration of […]
2016 was a year of major world events from the U.S. presidential election to Brexit to the spread of the Zika virus to the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series! The world of philanthropy and fundraising was not without its own notable activities, trends, and events in 2016. Looking Back Record Number of Big Gifts At least 17 nine-figure gifts […]