Education

Never Underestimate the Power of Stewardship
November 19, 2021 at 11:36 am

If you want to raise more money, generate larger gifts, have positive donors tell others about the power of your organization, and a host of other benefits, enhance your stewardship program. However, you will need a plan, strategy, energy, focus and attention to detail.

University of Massachusetts Medical School Rebrands After $175M Gift
September 16, 2021 at 12:29 pm

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is commemorating an unrestricted $175 million donation from the Morningside Foundation — the philanthropic arm of venture capital and private equity firm Morningstar — that will more than double its endowment...

Donors Choose Anonymity with Record $550M Public University Gift
July 23, 2021 at 11:11 am

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, inspired the largest gift ever made to public higher education: $550 million. It was made anonymously by a couple who is looking for nothing in return – not even recognition – to benefit themselves. It’s a gift with very few restrictions, made outright over the span of 10 years to the university, its medical school and athletics...

NonProfit PRO President Discusses Nonprofit Trends with Pursuant
July 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

In the latest episode of the Pursuant Go Beyond Podcast, NonProfit PRO’s president/publisher Chris Lyons joined Kelly Stewart, executive vice president at Pursuant, to review this year’s nonprofit trends. NonProfit PRO’s “40 Nonprofit Trends for 2021” was published late last year, so Stewart and Lyons took a closer look to see which of the trends are still holding up halfway through 2021...

Careers in Fundraising
October 23, 2020 at 11:53 am

If you plan to have a career in fundraising, enjoy it. If you are not fully committed to this profession, change careers.