Welcome to “Let’s Talk Fundraising”. Vice President Victoria Dietz chats with President and Founder Keith Curtis about planned giving. He recently presented to the Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council about this topic and the results of a national study of planned giving donors conducted by the Giving USA Foundation entitled Leaving a Legacy: A New… Read more »
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Two Months Until Year End: Do These 5 Things to Make it Successful
By Abbie Hacker While the principles of fundraising remain the same even in the midst of this challenging year, the application might look a little different right now. In the nonprofit sector, the end of the calendar year is an important time for fundraising. With only two months until the end of 2020, make sure… Read more »
Recorded Webinar: Making the VIRTUAL Ask
Can you ask for a major gift via phone or over a video chat? YES – if done thoughtfully! In case you missed it, The Curtis Group’s Vice President Victoria Dietz provided an insightful and informative presentation. Watch the full presentation below: The fundraising rules have changed for 2020, but we are here… Read more »
Do Something to CHANGE Something!
As our firm continues to think about and discuss the role of inclusion and diversity in fundraising, we wanted to share with you the thought-provoking and practical article that our client and friend Logan Herring wrote. Logan is the CEO of REACH Riverside, a nonprofit community development corporation created to revitalize the Riverside neighborhood in… Read more »
Leading an Impactful Board Orientation
Why should you host a board orientation? What should you cover? And how do you showcase the great work of your nonprofit to create a strong and informed board? Find out in this virtual edition of Let’s Talk Fundraising.
Giving USA – Environment and Animal Welfare
Giving USA Environment and Animals – Let’s Talk Fundraising from The Curtis Group on Vimeo. This was a record breaking year for giving to the environment and animal welfare sector on the heels of five years of growth. Watch our latest edition of Let’s Talk Fundraising as Victoria Dietz and Abby Weber chat… Read more »
Keith Curtis Featured in Inside Business
Keith Curtis recently ran an article in the Expert column in Inside Business. Debunking the myth: Are we tired of giving? “The problem isn’t that donors are tired of giving. The problem is that they are tired of being repeatedly asked for support without being engaged, informed and educated about the impact of their previous… Read more »
Creative Donor Stewardship Impacts Bottom Line
Let’s Talk Fundraising on Creative Donor Stewardship In today’s edition of Let’s Talk Fundraising, Vice President Victoria Dietz and Consultant Abby Weber discuss the importance of donor stewardship. The bottom line of donor stewardship is to build relationships and trust that ultimately will result in continued and increased support. They focus on three key areas:… Read more »
Need to Raise More This Year?
Need to Raise More This Year? Check out our Targeted Development Assessment 2020 has certainly presented unique challenges. You may be confronted with programming changes, messaging shifts, and increased fundraising goals. Don’t let the current uncertainty impede your success in fundraising. Let us partner with you to determine: Where to focus your efforts How to… Read more »
Recorded Webinar – Giving USA 2020
Giving USA 2020: Using National Data to Advance Your Fundraising in Challenging Times As we navigate these uncharted and uncertain waters in our world today and how it might impact giving, what can Giving USA 2020 do for you? This interactive presentation led by President Keith Curtis and Vice President Victoria Dietz of The Curtis… Read more »