Focus on Philanthropy
A blog by the staff of The Curtis Group
Women Give More than Men, Study Finds
Posted October 22, 2010 by Wendy McGrady.
Fundraisers who aren’t paying attention to women may be losing out on a huge audience, according to a study published yesterday by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
News Reports on Drop in Giving Omit Vital Facts
Posted October 19, 2010 by Keith Curtis.
You may have read or heard panic-inducing news reports this week about an 11 percent drop in charitable giving last year, the worst decline in two decades, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy. But some key facts were left out.
Mobile Giving: What You Need to Consider
Posted October 13, 2010 by Keith Curtis.
A recent Newsweek article, “Helping Out with a Text,” may have some nonprofit staff and board members wondering if it’s time to implement a mobile giving program.
How Strong Is Your Fundraising Bench?
Posted October 06, 2010 by Wendy McGrady.
This morning while conducting an interview with a CEO for a campaign planning study, I was reminded of the importance of developing the next generation of fundraisers now.