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Required Reading for Running a Campaign
Top 5 Things for Nonprofits to Know in 2019 About Tax Law Changes
Need to Expand Your Donor Base? Start from within and work outward
Giving USA 2018: Implications for Human Services Nonprofits
High Net Worth Donors Have Increased Giving Amounts Since 2015
How to Use Prospect Research in Your Major Gift Fundraising
Giving USA 2018: Implications for Religion
Missed Connection: 6 common nonprofit communication failures
Giving USA 2018: Implications for Healthcare
EXPLORING THE Evolution of WORKPLACE PHILANTHROPY
Defining Campaign Success: Using a campaign to grow major gift donors
Giving USA 2018: Implications for Higher Ed
Getting the Most Out of Board Retreats: 7 Best Practices
Giving USA Reports U.S. Giving Tops $400 Billion in 2017
Giving Trends in America Highlight Need for National Conversation
How Women and Men Approach Impact Investing
Create a Development Plan to Guide your Fundraising Efforts
Establish a Plan Early for Counting Planned Gifts in a Campaign
New Research Shows Benefits of Diversity on Nonprofit Boards
Good Stewardship is the Key to Donor Retention
Giving to Religion - A Leader in Charitable Giving
Understanding the Tax Law Changes and the Implications for Charitable Giving
Help Donors Do More with Their Nest Egg – Tax-Free Charitable IRA Rollovers
Introducing “Generosity For Life” – How U.S. Philanthropy is Changing
Five Questions a Feasibility Study Should Answer
Important Considerations for Establishing Major Gift Metrics
Giving USA 2017: Implications for Healthcare
Giving USA 2017: Implications for Higher Education
Attracting and Retaining Good Fundraising Talent
Giving USA Indicates Growth in Philanthropy Across All Nonprofit Sectors
How Does Your Fundraising Measure Up? Improve Performance with a Development Audit
Teaching Our Children to Give: Passing Down Our Philanthropic Values to Gen Z
Developing Your Fundraising ‘Swing’: Lessons Learned from Rowing
Understanding Baby Boomer Donors and their Giving Preferences
Maximizing Major Gift Fundraising
Donor Data: 4 Strategies to Maximize Your Fundraising
3 Philanthropic Trends Driving Fundraising in 2017
Shifting Patterns in Giving Show Importance of Women Donors
Year-End Giving and the Election's Impact on Fundraising
Giving USA 2016: Fundraising Implications for Giving to Religion
High Net Worth Donors and Their Impact on Major Gift Fundraising
Fundraising Best Practice - The Magic of Vision as a Catalyst
Giving USA 2016 and the Implications for Healthcare Fundraising
Using Nonprofit Storytelling to Communicate Impact
Giving USA 2016 and the Implications for Higher Education Advancement
Women's Philanthropy: Creating a Connection Drives Giving to Women and Girls
Approach Donors Holistically: Integrate Planned and Major Gifts
7 Tips to Keep Momentum During a Capital Campaign
Identifying Major Gift Donors: 6 Prospect Research Data Types to Study
Building a Systematic Approach to Major Gifts Fundraising
Three Techniques for Converting Members to Donors
Giving USA 2016 Shows Stable Growth for Philanthropy Amidst Disruptions
Creating a Women’s Philanthropy Group Engages Women Donors
5 Key Steps for Capital Campaign Planning
Gen X Giving - Effective Fundraising Strategies for Gen X Donors
Taking the Fear Out of Board Fundraising with Board Training
3 Steps to Creating a Stronger Board Fundraising Culture
Gain Insight and Clarity with a Development Assessment
Women, Presidential Politics, and Philanthropy – the role of women donors and voters
Best Feasibility Study Questions to Generate Authentic Donor Feedback
Using Events for Donor Cultivation & Stewardship
Using Naming Rights in Fundraising
8 Philanthropy Trends to Watch in 2016
Permanent Charitable IRA Rollover a Great Planning Tool for Some Donors
Trends in Endowment Fundraising Campaigns: 5 Key Implications
Four Keys to An Effective Feasibility Study
Making Your Nonprofit Stand Out in an Attention Economy
Recent Capital Campaign Trends in Education
Engage and Celebrate Generosity on #GivingTuesday
8 Best Practices for Fundraising Campaign Success
Feasibility Study Best Practice: Enhance Your Study with Broader Input
Feasibility Study Best Practice - Appoint an Advisory Committee
JGA Adds Major and Planned Giving Expert to Team
The “Art” of the Donor Qualification Visit
Fundraising to Pay Off Nonprofit Debt
Donor-Advised Funds: What Nonprofits Should Know
Hiring a VP for Advancement? 8 early indicators for success
2 Crucial Elements Influence Capital Campaign Success
Is Your Development Operation Road-Worthy? Time to Assess
Record High US Charitable Giving Grows for Fifth Straight Year
Time for Boards to Tackle Nonprofit Leadership Transition Planning is Now
Developing the Next Gen of High-Net-Worth Donors
The President’s Role in a Campaign: 10 Key Responsibilities
Keys to a Master Fundraiser’s Success
Defining Greatness in Fundraising
5 Keys to Using Storytelling in Fundraising
Critical Role of Gift Policies
Motivations for Giving - A Personal Choice
3 Key Communication Elements Every Nonprofit Should Maximize
What Events CAN’T Do for Your Development Program
Developing Your Case for Support — Preparation is Everything!
Declining Alumni Giving: What’s happening? Why is it happening? And, what can we do about it?
Set New Employees Up to Succeed
Hot Trend for 2015 is to G-I-V-E
Impact of #GivingTuesday Spotlights Year-End Giving Growth
Past Donors: Gems Hiding in Plain Sight
Are You Ready for a Campaign Feasibility Study?
Happy New Year! Is Your Development Operation Ready for 2015?
Giving USA 2014: Implications for Higher Education
Role Play the Donor Relationship, Not Just the Ask
Have You Hugged Your Donors Lately? A Lesson in Stewardship from Dogs
Women Give 2014: The Latest Research on Women’s Philanthropic Giving Patterns
Charitable Registrations -- Are You In Compliance?
Solicitation Tips for Your Board
Importance of Grateful Patient Fundraising Programs
Useful Fundraising Metrics I Wish I Had Known Then
Generational Giving Preferences
Nonprofit Salary Report Provides Insight on Staff Retention Challenges
New Approach to Leadership Training
Critical Role of Unrestricted Giving
Importance of Financial Projections for Nonprofits
Recognizing One of the Very Best
3 Key Factors to Create a Culture of Philanthropy
The Ice Bucket Challenge
Mapping Your Organization's Future with a Strategic Plan
The Impact of Suggesting a Donation Amount
Elements of a Successful Parent Fundraising Program
Growth in Individual Giving Highlights Need for Major Gift Checkup
In Memoriam -- Kris Kindelsperger
Teaching, Preaching, and Modeling Faith and Giving
Preparing for Strategic Planning
Encouraging News in the Latest Giving USA Report
Why Are Good Gift Officers Hard to Find?
Asking: The Heart of Fundraising is Being Fearless
Top Philanthropic Trends
5 Tips for Conducting Feasibility Interviews
Is Your Nonprofit Investment-Worthy?
Vision and Leadership are Key to Advancing HOPE
3 Keys to Investment-Level Gifts
4 Keys to Engaging Women as Leaders and Donors
Asking: The Value of Questions
JGA Celebrates 20 Years Serving Philanthropy
Are You Investing Enough in Your Hospital Foundation?
Key Elements to a Successful Day of Giving Campaign
3 Keys to Successful Gift Solicitation
Getting Your Board Engaged Beyond Fundraising
CAE Reports Record Giving to Colleges and Universities in 2013
Using Wealth Screening as a Campaign Tool
Leading by Example
Engaging the Board in Fundraising
Are you Fundraising to Stay Alive or Fundraising for Sustainability?
Telling the Story of #WomenLeading Philanthropy
The Joy of Giving
Are You Million Dollar Ready?
The Art of Funding Science at Liberal Arts Schools
Using Student Organizations to Engage Younger Donors
Could your Facebook likes be costing you donations?
Lead Donors will Make or Break Your Campaign
Implement a Generational Fundraising Strategy
Art in Practice: The Feasibility Study Interview
The Role of HIPAA in Building a Grateful Patient Program
Here come the future donors!
Strong Stewardship is the Foundation of Effective Fundraising
3 Ways to Promote Your Nonprofit Cause on Twitter
Startling Drop in Alumni Giving
The Mechanics of a Feasibility Study
Fundraising for the Mundane
Lead Donors Are Crucial for Campaign Success
Taking Stock of Philanthropic Trends
Setting Your Development Staff Up for Success
The Overhead Myth
Giving Grows in 2012
Whistling in the Dark Before a Campaign
Listening to Donors
30 Years Ago . . .
Confessions of an Alumni Non-donor
Fundraising's Cart and Horse
The Ministry of Fundraising
Will "shaking up the development office curb turnover?"
Equipping Your Volunteers for Success
A Call for Sound Investment in Nonprofits
Are You Telling Your Story Effectively?
Getting Early Buy-In Crucial for Campaign Success
4 Questions You Need to Answer BEFORE a Feasibility Study
Steps to Build a Relationship-Focused Fundraising Program
Integrating Alumni and Development Requires Sincerity and Purpose
Are Feasibility Studies worth the time and expense?
Gifts to Colleges and Universities Increase Slightly in 2012
Trends for Women and Philanthropy in 2013
Understanding the Unbundling of Higher Education
Get Out of the Office and Go See Your Donors
Exploring a New Model of Donor Engagement
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and the IRA Charitable Rollover
Resolution for a New Year
Benefits of a Strong Planned Giving Program
The Importance of Lead Gift Prospects
Giving Back: Inspirational Portrait of Philanthropy
A change in thought -- and paradigm
Do you have a button for that?
United in Philanthropy
The Influence of Philanthropy
Leveraging Special Events
Overhead and Mission Effectiveness: How are these themes connected?
Create a Habit of Giving Among Donors
Preview of Philanthropic Planning Conference
Huge #GivingTuesday Push Underway for Nonprofits
Building Brand Communities Can Drive Alumni Giving
Is Your Fundraising Strategy Producing Results?
Will the Election Impact Charitable Giving?
Study: Older Women More Charitable
Betty and The Importance of Women Leaving a Legacy
Bringing the Cause to Life for Donors
Making Time to Reflect Improves Results
Make Time to Build a Team Culture
Good Gift Policies = Good Nonprofit Practice
Continuing Ed Addresses Higher Ed Fundraising Challenges
Religious Giving Declines for Second Year
Slow Growth, But No Fundraising Landslide in Giving USA Report
Be Mobile, Succint, and Transparent - Millennials Tell Nonprofits
Dotting the i's and Crossing the t's of the Tax Law
Social Entrepreneurism Is Seldom a Cash Cow
Are You REALLY Ready to Create a Case for Support?
Words that Motivate Women to Give
Dare to Dream - and Learn - New Ideas in Philanthropy
Nonprofit Leadership Sea Change Requires New Skills
The Case Statement is Crucial for Fundraising Success
Getting the Right Help Starts with an Effective RFP
Donors Want Details About Nonprofit Donations
Slowdown in Post-Recession Giving to Health Care
The Value of Metrics are found in Measuring, Not Counting
The Giving Characteristics of High Net Worth Women
The Nonprofit Perspective on Millennials
Strategies for Cultivating Grateful Patient Gifts
Nonprofits Successfully Embrace Social Media
Chief Fundraising Role for Presidents Never Ends
Nonprofits Feel Increasing Pressure to Measure Effectiveness
2011: A Year Celebrating Philanthropy
4 Duties of Nonprofit Board Members
Fundraising Study Provides Some Positive News
Study Finds Nonprofit Managers Need More Financial Training
Thankful for Those Who Give
Celebrate National Philanthropy Day!
Using a Funding Plan to Support Capital Projects
Promoting the Contribution of Nonprofits to the Economy
Proposed Tax Changes Could Further Stress Nonprofits
Coherent or Incoherent: What word best describes your not-for-profit?
Make the Case for Advanced Development Training
Economic Uncertainty Creates Savvier Donors
Put a Stop to Donor Drain
A Good Development Officer is Hard to Find
JGA Expands Expertise With New Consultant
The Trustee’s Role in Fundraising
10 Insights into Women’s Philanthropy
Maintain Donor Relationships In Down Economy
2011 - 2012 Academic Year Fundraising Outlook
Need More Funds? Match Your Message to Your Audience
The Value of Reflection
Healthcare Philanthropy Sees Growth
Does Spending More on Fundraising Raise More?
Hosting a Planned Giving Society Event
MDS11 Broke New Ground and Rocked the Twittersphere
Last Chance to Register for MDS11
Which Campaign Model Works Best Now?
JGA’s New Leader is the Right Person at the Right Time
Effective Onboarding for Advancement Staff
Giving Circles Growing as Key Philanthropy Tool
Making the Case for Engaging Millennials…
Changing How People Think
How to Build Trust with Donors
Trust is Key Giving Motivator for Millennials
Putting Donors First
Fundraising: A Noble Profession
What’s in a Title?
Engaging Women in Philanthropy
You Haven’t Met Your Goal, Until You’ve Met Your Goal
Misperceptions about Religious Giving
Four Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit Blog
Will Tax Deal Fuel 2011 Giving?
Fostering Conversations with Major Donors
Philanthropy’s Role in an Era of Budget Cuts
Women Changing Lives through Philanthropy – and Celebrating an Anniversary!
More Insights on Millennial Donors Coming Soon
The P’s and Q’s of Development Work
The Annual Fund —The Foundation of Nonprofit Philanthropy
Is Funding for Building Projects Becoming Passé?
Charitable Giving – Which Causes Rank High for Women?
Recipe for Fundraising Success
Insight Into High Net Worth Giving
The Importance of Leading by Giving
20 Women and 1 big problem
5 ways to spot an “under-cultivated” prospect
Three Keys to Nonprofit Gift Solicitation
Why Nonprofits Can’t Afford to Ignore Women
Study on Engaging Millennial Donors Resonates
The Importance of Metrics for Non Profits
Brown M & M’s: Tasty Little Gems of Philanthropic Wisdom
Fundraising in Times of Uncertainty
Forging a Bond for Non Profit Leadership
JGA Grows with New Consultant
Doing Campaigns the Right Way
Donor Survey Provides Insights on Philanthropy
Affirmative Ideas and their Positive Impact
Forging a Strong Relationship between the CEO and CAO
A Double Dip for the Summer?
Managing to Repay Debt with Capital Funds
Philanthropy = The Love of Humankind
The “generosity pulse” in America – How is the patient in 2010?
Measure Twice, Cut Once
“Psychological Wealth” and Donor Giving
Tools for Donor Engagement
Engaging Millennial Donors
Generation Y in a Nutshell
Face the Facts
Are You in a "Hot Career"?
The Importance of Good Stewardship
The Results Are In!
Are We Underestimating Young Donors?
Reaching Young Donors
Engage Next-Generation Donors
Boards Aren't Always Wrong
The MacMillan Matrix
Delve into a Book on Giving
Using Your CEO Effectively in Fundraising
A Look Ahead to Philanthropy in 2010
Capital campaigns—they are all about the money, right?
Tis' the Season
Parents, Pass the Philanthropic Torch
What Makes a Good City?
What is SWOT?
The Potential in Planned Giving
What do you want to be when you grow up?
National Strategic Thinking Month
A Time of Change
Giving in an Online World
Thinking About the Long Term
Why don’t (or can’t) we communicate?
Should we establish a fundraising foundation?
Schedule time to think
The Power of Conviction
A Hell of a Way to Run an HR Railroad
Are you lucky, or good?
What are you doing for us today?
Doing the “basics”
We’re not Hitting up People; We’re Inviting Investment!
In tough times, explore planned giving
Is it just the July weather?
Capital Campaigns and Sequential Fundraising
Cultivating and Soliciting in Uncertain Times
What if I ask for too much?
Confessions of an email addict
Is 'calling-itus' hurting your development program?
Stop and smell the roses
Why plan? Because it works
Lose the ego and make the ask
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