Category Archives: philanthropy

Nonprofits urged to counter intimidation

– The Agitator – http://www.theagitator.net – Urgent Alert to U.S. Nonprofits–Immediate Action Needed Posted By Roger Craver On August 13, 2015 @ 1:00 am In Fundraising philosophy/profession,Nonprofit management,Research,Transparency,Uncategorized | 1 Comment If you’re willing to turn over the list of … Continue reading

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Assessing digital fundraising at MVDP April 16

“Nonprofit crowdfunding is changing the landscape of online fundraising and growing at an exponential rate.” That’s the assessment of Ghazal Vaghedi, who comes from San Francisco April 16 to present “Best Practices for Building a Successful Online (Crowdfunding) Fundraising Campaign.” … Continue reading

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Kim Klein shows how to make the ask

Author/trainer/consultant Kim Klein was on her game Thursday as she presented a workshop on how nonprofits can improve their asking for gifts. This was the third of six programs on the schedule for Mid-Valley Development Professionals, and Kim did not … Continue reading

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Susan Howlett leads off MVDP’s 2014 program lineup

A six-program lineup for professional development of nonprofit fundraisers in 2014 kicks off this month with a presentation by Susan Howlett, a Seattle consultant and author of Boards on Fire! Inspiring Leadership to Raise Money Joyfully. The Howlett presentation Feb. … Continue reading

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For 2013: Ask, Thank, Report and Repeat

Jim Shapiro and Steve Screen gave a spirited look at the key elements of a successful fundraising plan for 2013 at the MVDP meeting Dec. 6. With 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S. today, there is plenty of competition for donors’ … Continue reading

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New for the holidays: Focus on giving, not receiving

After giving thanks on Thursday and shopping for deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we can turn our focus to giving to those in need on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27. A new concept looking to gain momentum as a holiday … Continue reading

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A tribute to philanthropy

Changing the world begins in our communities, and in that spirit we are observing National Philanthropy Day today, Nov. 15. We are making the world a better place. As the Association of Fundraising Professionals says, today is “set aside to … Continue reading

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