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Tag: Donors


A Strategic Plan for
Smart Philanthropy
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey

The Art of Grantmaking

Reviewed By Susan Berresford | Mar. 5, 2009

Dead Men Read No 401(k)s

Wealthy philanthropists are putting off making new gifts.

By Kelly Kleiman | Feb. 25, 2009

The Recession’s Effect on How to Appeal to Donors

During these tough economic times, appeals to the heart may replace quantitative metrics in successfully appealing to donors.

By Perla Ni | 1 | Feb. 24, 2009

Second (and Third) Thoughts about Public Funding for the Arts

The author breaks down how public funding of the arts should be put towards performance, exhibition, and education leaving the artists and their creative process to private patronage.

By Kelly Kleiman | Feb. 10, 2009

The Disappearance of Yet Another Painless Way to Give

As the economy continues to shrink, individuals will need to make a more conscious effort to give.

By Kelly Kleiman | 2 | Feb. 3, 2009

Rays of Light in the Giving Gloom

Recent surveys on giving by corporations and high-net-worth individuals look promising for the nonprofit sector. The author submits how to best obtain these resources in a competitive fundraising environment.

By Todd Cohen | Feb. 2, 2009

A Modest Proposal for Nonprofit Lobbying

The author suggests that nonprofits seek lobbying help from corporations that are limited in the cash they can offer.

By Kelly Kleiman | Jan. 27, 2009

Obama’s Call for Service, a Spur to Giving Sector

Nonprofits should focus inward and get their organization's fundraising strategies in order before they go "rush[ing] to grab a piece of the government's financial bailout package."

By Todd Cohen | Jan. 26, 2009

Mission-Related Investing for Individuals

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | Jan. 20, 2009

Competition vs. Cooperation at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP)

While being competitive at the base of the pyramid, don't lose focus on your customer or client. The remedy may be cooperation between organizations.

By Grace Augustine | Jan. 14, 2009