Free June 11 Webinar Offers First Look at Giving USA 2009
CHICAGO, MAY 21, 2009 — Campbell & Company, a national consulting firm that provides advancement planning, fundraising, marketing communications and talent management to nonprofit organizations, presents a Webinar titled, “First Look: Giving USA 2009, Changing Data Into Action” on June 11, 2009 at noon CDT. Registration for this webinar is free. Attendees can join others from across the country from their desk or conference room. For information and registration, visit http://www.campbellcompany.com/Webinars/0809Season/webinar12_Giving_USA_2009.html.
Giving USA 2009, a study of 2008 data that highlights trends in philanthropy, was conducted by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University for the Giving Institute, an association of leading consultants to nonprofits based in Glenview, Illinois. Campbell & Company is a Giving Institute member. The study provides information to help nonprofit organizations understand factors that affect fundraising success; the research also contributes to the historical record about charitable giving in the United States. Public release of the study throughout the U.S. is scheduled for 12:01 a.m. on June 10.
Registration for the Campbell & Company Webinar is FREE and should be of particular interest to nonprofit leaders throughout the U.S., including executives, board members and development professionals.
The program will begin with a summary of the study’s key findings presented by Peter Fissinger, President of Campbell & Company and a Giving Institute Board member. A panel of nationally prominent nonprofit leaders will then discuss the impact of the findings on their institutions and on philanthropy across the United States. Edith Falk, Chair and CEO of Campbell & Company, will moderate the discussion. Ms. Falk also serves as vice-chair of the Giving USA Foundation Board of directors. Questions from webinar participants will be addressed by the presenters and panel.
The nationally prominent panel includes (see links to biographies and organizations):
• Dianne Brennan, Director of Development, The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis
• Stephen Falk, President, Northwestern Memorial Foundation, Chicago (bio not available online)
• John Lippincott, President, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
• Mark Stuart, Chief Development Officer and President, Zoological Society of San Diego Foundation
For more information about Giving USA, please contact Sharon Bond at Giving Institute: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Giving USA Foundation
Advancing the research, education and public understanding of philanthropy is the mission of the Giving USA Foundation, founded in 1985 by the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits (formerly American Association of Fundraising Counsel). Campbell & Company is a Giving Institute member and active in the Giving USA Foundation.
Headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, the Foundation publishes data and trends about charitable giving through its seminal publication, Giving USA, and quarterly newsletters on topics related to philanthropy. Prior to the formation of the Foundation, Giving USA was published directly through the auspices of the AAFRC. The book has documented who gives what to whom for more than 50 years. To learn more visit www.givinginstitute.org.
About the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University is a leading academic center dedicated to increasing the understanding of philanthropy and improving its practice through research, teaching, public service and public affairs programs in philanthropy, fundraising, and management of nonprofit organizations. A part of the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, the Center operates programs on the IUPUI and IU Bloomington campuses. To learn more, please contact the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University at 317-274-4200 or visit them online at www.philanthropy.iupui.edu.
About Campbell & Company
Campbell & Company is a national consulting firm offering advancement planning, fundraising, marketing communications and talent management for nonprofit organizations in education, health and medicine, arts and culture, environment, social service and professional societies.
Through 33 years and thousands of engagements, Campbell & Company has helped nonprofit organizations anticipate and manage the challenges of the philanthropic marketplace. Campbell & Company’s offices are located in Chicago, Boston, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, DC. For more information, please call 877-957-0000 toll-free, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.campbellcompany.com.