Giving trends help nonprofits be strategic

Posted , by By Keith Curtis, President. Topic: Giving USA, National Philanthropy Day.

Many holidays celebrate gift-giving… National Philanthropy Day celebrates those who give back. As we honor the individuals and organizations who set the standard for charitable investment, we have an opportunity not only to thank them but to learn from them. I hope many will follow their stories—and follow their examples. Americans reached a charitable-giving milestone… Read more »

5 Steps to Success for #GivingTuesday

Posted , by Victoria Dietz, Consultant. Topic: #GivingTuesday.

It’s hard to believe, but we are only five weeks away from #GivingTuesday. This year’s national giving day will be celebrated Tuesday, December 1. Each year, the online giving phenomenon grows significantly. On #GivingTuesday 2014, over $26 million was given—and online donations rose 36% from #GivingTuesday 2013. The Curtis Group is excited to see how… Read more »

A Moving Celebration of Philanthropy

Posted , by Wendy McGrady. Topic: National Philanthropy Day.

This year I’ve served as president of the Hampton Roads chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In that role I had the honor of presenting the awards at Tuesday’s National Philanthropy Day Luncheon to the people and organizations whose philanthropic work is among the most outstanding in Hampton Roads. More than 300 people attended… Read more »