COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed – What does it mean for nonprofits?

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By Wendy McGrady Executive Vice President   Last week’s passing of the coronavirus stimulus package or the CARES Act has an impact on all of us. With all the information included in the act, our goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date and useful information. Below are a few highlights of the bill’s… Read more »

Keith Curtis: Nonprofits Need Help to Survive This Crisis

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“This pandemic and its implications have had a significant impact on the nonprofit community, and they need us now more than ever.” Keith Curtis wrote a great Op-Ed, published in The Virginian-Pilot yesterday. Check out these tangible ways that we can help without leaving our homes. Have you enjoyed the Virginia Symphony or visited the… Read more »

Keith in Inside Business

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Uncertain Times Demand Strategic Response: Fundraising and Giving in Challenging Seasons   Keith was published as a guest in Inside Business today. Check out his great reminder about the importance of giving and nonprofits during this uncertain time.   If you are a donor:  In light of these uncertain times, you may be considering an increased gift… Read more »

Uncertain Times Demand Strategic Response

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Our new Blog Post is live on the site. Uncertain Times Demand Strategic Response By Keith Curtis, President & Founder of The Curtis Group   Last month, everything was still percolating. Now, however, the coronavirus and oil industry events are impacting our economy and, more importantly for philanthropy, the market. We are hearing from clients… Read more »

Hiring – Executive Director of the Portsmouth Museums Foundation

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PMF_Executive_Director_Job_Description   Portsmouth Museums Foundation Executive Director Job Description Background: The Portsmouth Museums Foundation (“PMF”) was founded as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 1992 to raise and administer private and public donations for the Children’s Museum of Virginia (“CMVA”). Since 1992, PMF has raised over $10 million to support the Museum. The Foundation is comprised of… Read more »

New Video: Create an Inspiring Annual Report

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In the latest edition of Let’s Talk Fundraising, Wendy and Victoria discuss some practical insights and tips to maximize the effectiveness of your nonprofits annual report.   Create An Inspiring Annual Report from The Curtis Group on Vimeo.   For more fundraising news and tips, sign up for our newsletter.

Great News for the Virginia Aquarium

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Congrats to Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center on the successful campaign that will bring the new Darden Marine Animal Conservation Center and Marsh Pavilion to life. We love working with them and cannot wait to see what the future holds as they strive to be leaders in education and marine conservation! Great press in the Virginian… Read more »

Virginia Symphony Announces Historic “Vision Forward” Campaign

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We are so proud of our client and honored to be a part of their success!   Celebrating 100 years of community service and creativity, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra has announced the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history. To date, the VSO has raised over $9.3 million, more than 75 percent… Read more »

Fundraising Focus for the New Year – New Blog

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72% of donors would consider giving more this year if… Check out our new blog post to find out the answer and 5 key fundraising tips for your New Year. Fundraising Focus for the New Year