New Donor-Advised Funds Data and Trends

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Maximize Dollars Raised from Donor-Advised Funds Ma   Victoria chats with Anna Pruitt, 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 and what you could be doing with this information to raise more dollars. To… Read more »

Congrats to Abby Weber

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Six years have flown by with Abby on our team. She is passionate and committed, and we are lucky to call her a colleague and friend!    

Curtis Group Hiring Client Manager

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The Curtis Group – Client Manager   The Curtis Group, a leading fundraising consulting firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, is seeking a Client Manager to join our growing team. The Client Manager position offers a rare opportunity for an individual with a demonstrated interest in and passion for nonprofit development to assist our… Read more »

Curtis Published in Inside Business Giving Issue

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The needs are great, but our resolve and generosity are greater | Expert column   Check out the full article printed in conjunction with Inside Business’s Giving Issue.   To say that this past 20 months has been filled with hardship is a vast understatement. Then again, to say that Americans have been generous in the last 20 months… Read more »

National Philanthropy Day Hampton Roads

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In case you missed last week’s virtual National Philanthropy Day celebration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals in Hampton Roads, check out our Executive Vice President Wendy McGrady’s inspirational opening remarks.  

New Report by Giving USA on Donor-advised Funds

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A recent report released by the Giving USA Foundation further confirms what we have been sharing for years: Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are one of the fastest growing charitable giving vehicles in the country. Between 2014 and 2018, grants given from DAFs to nonprofits doubled. According to a more recent report from the National Philanthropic Trust,… Read more »

Norfolk Botanical Garden Breaks Ground

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Keith Curtis and Abby Weber had a wonderful time celebrating the ground breaking at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. We are so proud to have supported them in this campaign, and we can’t wait to see the Garden of Tomorrow come to life.     The Garden of Tomorrow will take Norfolk Botanical Garden to the… Read more »

Girls on the Run Hampton Roads Job Opportunity

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Job Title: Director of Development Girls on the Run Hampton Roads   Apply Today Learn More about Girls on the Run Location: Virginia Beach, VA Reports To: Executive Director FLSA Status: Exempt; Full-time   Organization Girls on the Run Hampton Roads (GOTRHR) is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using… Read more »

New Post: Using Metrics that Matter in Times of Uncertainty

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Even in the midst of this uncertainty, there are certain things that are in our control. Using fundraising metrics and a data-driven approach can grow your fundraising success and strategy. Check out Abbie’s latest blog post for specifics on what to track and how to use the data. 

James River Association Announces Campaign

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We are incredibly proud to continue our partnership with the James River Association on this successful campaign. Get excited for their future educational center and improved access to the beautiful river. Check out the article in the Richmond Times Dispatch.  James River Association planning $5 million educational center along river near Great Shiplock Park Chris… Read more »