Matthew Mielcarek

Matthew Mielcarek

Matthew Mielcarek serves as senior vice president of analytics and insights strategy at Pursuant. In his role, he works hand in hand with C-level nonprofit executives to unlock latent value in constituent and transaction data. He also engages with fundraisers to validate current strategies and identify untapped opportunities for growth.

Matthew has deep integrated strategy and campaigning expertise, working for traditional and online advertising agencies since 1995. With experience leading more than 100 nonprofit client engagements, he has addressed challenges faced by the smallest regional organizations to the largest multi-chapter, multi-affiliate organizations across 15 nonprofit verticals. Matthew has a degree in advertising from the University of Texas at Austin. Early in his career, he worked at GSD&M Advertising Kantar Millward Brown, a market research firm.

Will Inflation Hit the Brakes on Philanthropy?

The cost of everything in the US grew 7% in 2021. For the average household, this translates to about $3,500 in higher consumer prices for the same products and services that families purchased in 2019 and 2020. As wallets shrink, how will Americans shift their spending and prioritize giving?

Campaign Strategies to Achieve Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Goals

As peer-to-peer fundraising becomes easier to adopt, the methodology has been adapted for many different types of campaigns. Depending on your goals, you might consider one of the following types of peer-to-peer campaign strategies.