The Potential Impact of the Affirmative Action Supreme Court Decision By Wendy McGrady, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Whatever your opinion on the recent Affirmative Action Supreme Court decision, it is impossible to ignore it’s potential impact on philanthropy. I recently returned from the Giving Institute Summer Symposium where I had thought-provoking… Read more »
Our President W. Keith Curtis just published an opinion piece in the The Virginian-Pilot, “Don’t Just Read the Headline about Charitable Giving.” Keith shares his thoughts on the state of philanthropy in the U.S., noting:“A number of national articles and news stories have crossed my desk in the last month regarding the recent release of… Read more »
Wendy Elected Vice Chair of Giving USA Foundation Our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Wendy McGrady was just elected Vice Chair of Giving USA Foundation at the most recent Giving Institute and Giving USA annual meetings in Indianapolis. Pictured, Wendy is joined by Chair, Josh Birkholz and immediate past chair, Laura MacDonald,… Read more »
Check out our latest post with a key trends and takeaways from Giving USA 2023.
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 »
The Curtis Group Promotes Hilary Fulp to Senior Consultant VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia — The Curtis Group, consultants to nonprofits, is pleased to announce the promotion of Hilary Fulp to senior consultant. Fulp will be responsible for managing nonprofit campaigns, leading capacity-building efforts and conducting campaign planning studies for clients across the country. Since first joining… Read more »
Abby Weber Promoted to Vice President The Curtis Group, fundraising consultants to nonprofits, announced the promotion of Abby Weber to Vice President. As a Richmond resident, she will have the primary responsibility of spearheading the firm’s work in Richmond, while managing nonprofit clients and campaigns throughout the country. “Abby has been a key part… Read more »
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… Read more »
The Curtis Group – Client Coordinator The Curtis Group, a leading fundraising consulting firm, is seeking a Client Coordinator to join our growing team. The Client Coordinator position offers a rare opportunity for an individual with a demonstrated interest in and passion for nonprofit development to assist our clients and team members in building fundraising… Read more »
Congrats to our vice president Victoria Dietz for being asked to join the board of AFP DC Chapter. She is looking forward to serving with this group of fundraisers.