How Can You Use Giving USA Results in Today’s Challenging Times?

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Giving USA, the longest-running consecutively published study of philanthropy in the U.S., is now available. Giving USA 2020 has valuable data that nonprofits can leverage for fundraising success during challenging times. As a firm actively involved in this report, The Curtis Group will be speaking about key takeaways during multiple virtual events. Read our analysis… Read more »

Abby Weber Guest Blogger at Giving Institute

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How to Engage Your Volunteers During This Uncertain Time   Abby Weber shares six practical ways to engage your board and volunteers when you can’t sit across the table from them. She enjoyed sharing these thoughts as a guest-blogger on the Giving Institute website this week.

REAL Conversations with Major Donors – Recorded Presentation

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REAL Conversations with Major Donors Recorded Presentation Join Vice President Victoria Dietz and Client Manager Hilary Fulp as they share key points and practical tips to engage with your major donors. This webinar, recorded for you, was presented on May 20, 2020. Wondering what you could and should be doing today to prepare for a… Read more »

New Blog – How to Engage Your Volunteers TODAY!

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Just as we have shared with you the ways that you should be building donor relationships, even in times of uncertainty, engaging your board and volunteers is equally important. But just how can you do that when you aren’t sitting across the table from them or working alongside them? Check out our blog for these… Read more »

Take Advantage of Crisis Coaching

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This is a defining moment for your organization.   You might feel overwhelmed by increased demand and wondering how to communicate your needs, unsure who and how to ask for support, unclear how to motivate your team to be productive while working remotely, or uncertain how to prepare your organization to emerge from this time… Read more »

How to Have REAL Conversations with Major Donors – Webinar Recorded

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In case you missed it. Victoria’s webinar with Bloomerang on how to have REAL conversations with major donors is recorded. She shows you the proven steps to have meaningful conversations and build stronger relationships with your donors by keeping them engaged and properly setting expectations.

COVID-19 Fundraising Resources

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We Are Here.   During these challenging times, we want to help. We can share ideas, past experiences, and provide suggestions for fundraising in uncertain times.  Email a member of our team with your specific questions.   Check out our resources on fundraising during these uncertain times.    

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 »