Keith Curtis’ article runs in the Virginian Pilot

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 Keith Curtis: Nonprofits cannot be paralyzed by crisis “Yes, the last three months have been challenging for nonprofits and donors, but these months have also affirmed that nonprofits and donors are critical to our future. How quickly and how well our community recovers depend on working together to adapt and plan.” Check out the rest… Read more »

Recorded Webinar – Giving USA 2020

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Giving USA 2020: Using National Data to Advance Your Fundraising in Challenging Times   As we navigate these uncharted and uncertain waters in our world today and how it might impact giving, what can Giving USA 2020 do for you? This interactive presentation led by President Keith Curtis and Vice President Victoria Dietz of The Curtis… Read more »

Keith Concludes 11 Years of Giving USA Foundation Board Service

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This past week, Keith Curtis wrapped up his last board meeting with the Giving USA Foundation, a national board that he has been honored to serve on for the last 11 years and chair for two of those years. For those who might not know, for over 65 years Giving USA Foundation has been providing… Read more »

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.