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: Philanthropy Research & Events
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 »
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.
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 »
Giving USA 2022 Results
Giving Remained Strong in 2022: Americans Gave $485 Billion! For more information visit www.givingusa.org.
New Blackbaud Giving Report Released
National Giving Report Reveals Large Increase in Charitable Giving in 2021 The Blackbaud Institute recently released its “Charitable Giving Report” for 2021. According to this study, charitable giving to nonprofits in the US grew by 9% in 2021. After a challenging and volatile 2020, the Blackbaud report finds that “the growth in giving exceeded nearly every-one’s expectations.”… Read more »
Decoding Donor-Advised Funds
Decoding Donor-Advised Funds As posted at Giving USA Donor-advised funds began in the 1930s, but in recent years these funds have become the fastest growing vehicle in philanthropy. Giving USA recently released a highly anticipated Special Report on Donor-Advised Funds. You can access the full report on the Giving USA Foundation website. My colleague Victoria Dietz also recently… Read more »
Maximize Dollars from Donor-Advised Funds
Victoria chats with Anna Pruit, managing editor of Giving USA at Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy about their recent report on Donor-Advised Funds. Find out where the dollars went, how things changed in 2020 and what you could be doing with this information to raise more dollars. To purchase the full report visit the Giving… Read more »