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According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are currently more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States. According to the 2012 report by the Center for Civil Society Studies at Johns Hopkins University, nonprofit employment represents 10.1 percent of the total employment in the United States with total employees numbering 10.7 million. The nonprofit workforce is the fourth largest of all U.S. industries behind retail, trade and manufacturing. We all have read that Baby Boomers were individuals born between 1946 and 1962. According to Newsmax, 10,000 baby boomers are expected to retire each day for the next 19 years. Many of those boomers currently work in the nonprofit industry. At some point they will call their philanthropic work career over.
Duke Haddad, Ed.D., CFRE, is currently associate director of development, director of capital campaigns and director of corporate development for The Salvation Army Indiana Division in Indianapolis. He also serves as president of Duke Haddad and Associates LLC and is a freelance instructor for Nonprofit Web Advisor.
He has been a contributing author to NonProfit PRO since 2008.
He received his doctorate degree from West Virginia University with an emphasis on education administration plus a dissertation on donor characteristics. He received a master’s degree from Marshall University with an emphasis on public administration plus a thesis on annual fund analysis. He secured a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) with an emphasis on marketing/management. He has done post graduate work at the University of Louisville.
Duke has received the Fundraising Executive of the Year Award, from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indiana Chapter. He also was given the Outstanding West Virginian Award, Kentucky Colonel Award and Sagamore of the Wabash Award from the governors of West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana, respectively, for his many career contributions in the field of philanthropy. He has maintained a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation for three decades.