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Wishful Thinking in Major Gifts
July 8, 2019 at 12:05 pm

It is an amazing thing to watch—truly amazing. Some authority figure casually deciding to hire a major gift officer to chase what Jeff and I would call ghosts and rabbits. It’s wishful thinking at its best...

Why ACH/EFT Increases Your Monthly Giving Retention
July 8, 2019 at 12:03 pm

If you’ve been following me for a while, you already know that monthly giving is not a one-shot deal. It’s an ongoing promotion of the concept. It’s literally planting of the seeds and watering. It’s always reminding donors how easy it is to give monthly and how easy it is on their budget...

2019 Board Member of the Year: Ken Duncan
July 8, 2019 at 12:26 pm

People Incorporated is the Twin Cities’ largest community-based provider of mental health services, capitalizing on its mission to support mental health and wellness in the community through collaboration and integration of care...

Getty Foundation Appoints New Director
July 8, 2019 at 12:58 pm

Dr. Joan Weinstein has been appointed as the new director of the Getty Foundation after an international search. Weinstein currently is the acting director of the foundation and has been deputy director for the past two years...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 95: Facebook Fundraising?
July 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: Facebook fundraising, special event sponsorships and  the 2019 Nonprofit Professional of the Year...

What Is Your Nonprofit Career Story?
July 5, 2019 at 8:52 am

What is your nonprofit career story? It seems that every week someone contacts me through various vehicles and asks for a career advice meeting. I enjoy helping others and always seek to answer their questions...

Quality Data Is Essential to Maximize Your Fundraising Potential
July 3, 2019 at 9:09 am

Quality data is critical in helping to deepen our relationships with our donors. Data can help develop an action plan to use with each donor. It is needed to determine donor interests, appropriate gift requests, appropriate timing and appropriate recognition and appreciation...

2019 Executive of the Year: Maria C. Freire
July 3, 2019 at 9:22 am

A Latina leader with more than 35 years of experience in business and biomedicine, Maria C. Freire, PhD, has devoted her career and life to the nonprofit sector. She has expertise in technology commercialization and intellectual property management in support of human health...