Focus on Philanthropy
A blog by the staff of The Curtis Group
Community Joins Oasis for Groundbreaking
Posted January 29, 2010 by Nancy Chapman.
Despite the cold weather, the community came out in force today to celebrate the groundbreaking of Oasis Social Ministry’s new building.
How Much Should You Rely on Corporate Giving?
Posted January 27, 2010 by Wendy McGrady.
A Jan. 14 article in Business Week discussed the decline in corporate philanthropy during the economic downturn.
What Nonprofits Can Learn from Haiti
Posted January 20, 2010 by Keith Curtis.
No doubt you’ve heard about the huge role that social media and mobile giving has played in raising money for victims of the Haiti earthquake.
Tools Worth $2,000 Stolen from Habitat
Posted January 15, 2010 by The Curtis Group.
Some $2,000 worth of tools were stolen Wednesday from our client Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads.
How One Couple’s Call Created a Free Clinic
Posted January 15, 2010 by Nancy Chapman.
In 1995, Dr. Jim Shaw and his wife, Cooka, chose to answer a persistent call they felt to provide health care for the uninsured.
Last-Minute Giving Boosted Year-End Appeals
Posted January 13, 2010 by Keith Curtis.
A Jan. 11 USA Today article excerpted from The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that last-minute gifts boosted some charities’ holiday fundraising.
2009: A Year of Challenge and Celebration
Posted January 06, 2010 by Keith Curtis.
“20 years of work we love”: That was our anniversary tagline for 2009. And what a crazy year it was.