Foundation Funding Demystified: Your Roadmap to Success

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Foundation Funding Demystified: Your Roadmap to Success By Lauren Greene, Associate Consultant Foundations are an important funding source for nonprofits across the country. As you are looking ahead at your philanthropic needs and considering potential foundation support, you need to have a good understanding of how foundation funding has changed over the last few years and how… Read more »

Maximizing Donor Retention: Key Findings from latest FEP report

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Making (Dollars and) Sense of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s Latest Report By Ginny Reynolds Badgett, Associate Consultant Each quarter the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) releases aggregate views of the current year’s fundraising data. Much of the data collected and analyzed focuses on donors – donor size, donation count and type (new, repeat or recaptured). These reports… Read more »

President and Founder Keith Curtis recently published in The Virginian-Pilot

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Our President W. Keith Curtis just published an opinion piece in the The Virginian-Pilot, “Don’t Just Read the Headline about Charitable Giving.” Keith shares his thoughts on the state of philanthropy in the U.S., noting: “A number of national articles and news stories have crossed my desk in the last month regarding the recent release of… Read more »

Ensuring Equity in Philanthropy

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The Potential Impact of the Affirmative Action Supreme Court Decision     By Wendy McGrady, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Whatever your opinion on the recent Affirmative Action Supreme Court decision, it is impossible to ignore it’s potential impact on philanthropy. I recently returned from the Giving Institute Summer Symposium where I had… Read more »