Are You Eligible for Community Project Funding/Earmarks? By Hilary Fulp, Senior Consultant The U.S. House of Representatives recently released guidance on Community Project Funding (also called earmarks) for FY24. With the constantly changing political landscape, our goal is to provide you with a brief overview of where things stand with earmarks as well as what you… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Fundraising
Who Gave More? Gen X or Millennials?
Who Gave More-Gen X or Millennials? By Wendy McGrady, Executive Vice President The Giving USA Foundation recently released a new report, Giving by Generation: Examining the Shifts in Giving Among Donor Generations. This well-researched and thoughtful analysis looks at the giving habits and motivations for giving of the four main generations: Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Boomers. While… Read more »
Webinar: REAL Conversations with Major Donors
Wondering what you could and should be doing today to prepare for a stronger major gift program tomorrow? Even during these constantly changing times, the fundraising cycle works- cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship- but what does this cycle look like in practice? This practical presentation will show you the proven steps to have meaningful conversations and build stronger relationships with… Read more »
Three Ways to Start Your Year on the Right Foot
Three Fundraising Best Practices for Your New Year By Kaitlin Robb Consultant & Marketing Director After the intensity of the holidays and year-end giving, nothing beats a fresh calendar and a new year. Before you move forward, consider incorporating these best practices both now and throughout the year. Thank Your Donors Did you get an influx… Read more »
The Intersection of Philanthropy & Policy
The Intersection of Philanthropy & Policy Let’s Talk Fundraising Victoria Dietz with Sandra Swirski, Founder & CEO of Integer Policy Sandra and Victoria discuss the headlines of legislation impacting the nonprofit sector and what we as professionals could be doing.
How to Raise More Dollars by Year-End
Six Tips to Help You Raise More by Year-End By Abby Weber, Consultant This year is flying. Fall is here. Pumpkin spice lattes are in every ad. I have seen winter decorations in the aisles and folks are well on their way to booking Thanksgiving travel. What does that mean for your development shop? It means that now… Read more »
What Could a Potential Recession Mean for Giving?
What Could a Potential Recession Mean for Giving? I recently had the opportunity to publish an opinion piece for The Virginian-Pilot as a follow-up to my recent presentations on results of Giving USA 2022: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2021. Check out the full article here. The article discussed my passion for the Giving USA… Read more »
Giving USA 2022: Arts, Culture & Humanities
Giving USA: How to Leverage the Data at Your Museum The Curtis Group is honored to be both sponsors and presenters at the Virginia Association of Museum’s (VAM) conferences and events. Today’s edition of Let’s Talk Fundraising is hosted by our Consultant Abby Weber. She is joined by The Curtis Group Vice President Victoria… Read more »