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 »

Victoria to present at the Chicago Council on Planned Giving

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Victoria has been invited to present at the Chicago Council on Planned Giving with the Northwell Health Foundation   Register Today!   The Zen of Fundraising: Skills of Successful Fundraisers What qualities do successful fundraisers possess? The multitude of relationships we build with donors and colleagues is based on a critical set of skills that… Read more »

Elizabeth Piper Welcomed as Newest Team Member

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Elizabeth Piper is welcomed as the newest consultant at The Curtis Group. We are excited that she is part of our team and look forward to working with her to make a difference with the clients we serve.  Check out Piper’s full bio.

Keith Curtis Published in Inside Business

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Challenging and complex year inspires record growth in giving: $471.44 billion | Expert column   Another great article by our founder Keith Curtis in Inside Business today. Find an overview from Giving USA 2021 and what it means to you in his Expert Column. I believe nonprofits have an opportunity to improve and grow following… Read more »

Americans gave over $471 billion in 2020!

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Today is the release of Giving USA 2021, the nations longest running and most comprehensive analysis of charitable giving in this country. We all need some good news, after the challenges we faced this past year. We happen to have some for you today. Watch Victoria Dietz and Keith Curtis as they give an overview… Read more »

Virginia Fund Raising Institute

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Don’t miss our presentation on Wednesday July 21 at 1 p.m. Though 2020 was a roller coaster, there are countless lessons to be learned. Join Victoria Dietz and Abby Weber as we explore the newly released data from Giving USA 2021. We will dive deep into how you and your board can put these trends… Read more »

How to Build Your Personal Capacity

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How should you be using your time today, so you can raise more dollars tomorrow? In this webinar, Victoria Dietz will explain how fundraisers can manage their time, set realistic goals and focus on building meaningful relationships.