Oblate Missions

Gold Awards: And the Winners Are ...
September 1, 2005

What a grand time. FundRaising Success ventured into the tricky awards arena for the first time this year. And even though it was all new to us, it was a terrific experience from start to finish. We had a better-than-expected showing — 33 packages in all, submitted by 10 agencies and two organizations — a small but enthusiastic group of judges and a lot of fun.

DONOR FOCUS Hispanic AmericansAn often overlooked market segme
January 9, 2004

An often overlooked market segme By PAUL BARBARGALLO At 38.8 million, the U.S. Hispanic population continues to be the fastest growing ethnic market and accounts for roughly half of the nation's population increase of 6.9 million between April 2000 and July 2002, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. More than one in eight people in the United States are of Hispanic descent and, by 2010, Hispanic Americans will become the second largest ethnic group — following behind non-Hispanic whites. Strangely enough, despite an estimated spending power of $580 billion, Hispanics represent an under-served and often neglected market. "Hispanics