The idea for many donors is to allow the donor-advised funds to grow to make more significant gifts in the future. Currently, there is no legal requirement to distribute gifts, and therein lies the problem. So, while more than $25 billion went to charitable causes in 2019, so much money remains sitting for years in DAFs, and not working for improving peoples' lives.
NonProfit PRO asked two of its board members for their best advice on year-end giving. Here's how to avoid the biggest year-end fundraising mistakes from Paul D'Alessandro, founder of D'Alessandro Inc., and Tammy Zonker, founder of Fundraising Transformed...
GameStop made headlines around the world this year. You might be wondering, as a nonprofit professional, what this has to do with the industry. What you’ll soon discover is that a nonprofit crash is in the making. Moreover, leaders in the social good sector who believe “it can’t happen here” are mistaken...
Taking large institutions out of the equation, we know the fundraising landscape changed profoundly last year. One of the results of the pandemic was that many nonprofits took their fundraising virtual. As we work collectively to recover, many small to midsize nonprofits are looking to measure fundraising performance. Fundraising professionals have lots of pressure to perform, and organizations are turning to fundraising consultants...
As long as we’ve had a formal nonprofit sector, we’ve had donors looking to make substantial gifts to improve their image.
Technology has the power to disrupt any business or industry, for that matter, wholly.
Recently, I received an announcement that Ari Simon was going to head up Pinterest’s Social Impact and Philanthropy division.
B Corporations have existed for years; however, they are in the process of expanding.
If you want your organization to make a social impact, you have several opportunities.
As fundraising revenue declined, many nonprofits looked at their insurance policies and filed claims, only to be denied.
We know that this year, there’s tremendous need to overcome the nonprofit revenue challenge.
For years, the staff at some nonprofits have worked many hours of overtime without pay.
It’s a new year, but for nonprofit leaders and board members, many of the same challenges remain.
As engaged citizens, for many people and organizations, politics is essential.
Nonprofit revenue is one of the toughest challenges for organizations. If you’ve worked at a nonprofit, then you’ve participated in one of the continual discussions to come up with something creative.