3 Major Stewardship Opportunities You May Be Missing

Published January 30, 2019

Donors often think of their philanthropy as an investment in the future—and they want to see a meaningful return. Development professionals know how critical it is to show donors the impact of their past contributions. However, one opportunity that is often missed is the chance to provide a personal touch through meaningful stewardship that facilitates […]

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5 Ways Small Nonprofits Can Improve Financial Health

Published January 23, 2019

By David H. King, President and CEO, Alexander Haas Nonprofits of all sizes can experience cash shortages, and many do: Around half of U.S. nonprofits have less than one month of operating reserves, according to a recent study. Nearly two-thirds of charities have annual budgets of less than $1 million, which makes them similar to […]

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Three Quick Lessons from our Donor Survey on Planned Giving

Published January 17, 2019

By Bill Jacobs, Founder, Analytical Ones Recently, we did a large sample national survey of donors in the United States. We asked a wide variety of questions on planned gifts and their answers were surprising. First, is the untapped resource for planned gifts. In our survey, over one-third of respondents indicated that they currently do […]

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Wealth Data: 5 Ways to Learn More About Your Prospect’s Capacity to Give

Published December 18, 2018

By Jill McCarville, VP Marketing, iWave Mo’ money, Mo’ problems major gifts. Some of the most important information you will find on your prospective major gift donors is with regards to their wealth. Follow along with this scenario: your promising new prospect lives in a 7-bedroom house in Texas, has a beach condo in Malibu, […]

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Phoenix Philanthropy Group

Communicate the Transformative Impact with Social Return on Investment

Published December 12, 2018

By Richard Tollefson, Founder and President, & Michal Tyra, Director of Client and Community Engagement, The Phoenix Philanthropy Group For nonprofits, communicating impact and value is crucial. While most businesses answer to a select group of owners, investors and shareholders, nonprofits must justify their existence and performance to a wide range of stakeholders. Donors, program […]

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Workplace Giving Special Report

Employee Choice Plays an Increasingly Large Role in Workplace Giving and Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts, New Study Finds

Published November 8, 2018

Special Report from Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy explores how workplace giving is changing CHICAGO [November 5, 2018]—Changes to the workforce and new attitudes toward work are affecting workplace giving, and philanthropy is increasingly important to employees, employers, and nonprofits, according to a new report released today by Giving […]

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Donor Management: 7 Strategies to Segment Your Lists


  By Joe Klimek, CEO, SofTrek, developer of ClearView CRM fundraising software Nonprofit giving has been trending up for a while now, finally crossing the $400 Billion mark1 in 2018,and we’re all celebrating because of it. But these positive growth patterns are not a reason to let your fundraising and communication strategies stagnate. To help […]

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Four Keys to Nonprofit Success

Published November 5, 2018

By Bill Jacobs, Founder & Managing Partner AnalyticalOnes I’ve recently read Cecile Richard’s new book, Make Trouble. She offers some simple but great advice for anyone working to start any organization, but I think it’s particularly appropriate for nonprofit organizations. Ms. Richard’s points are: 1. Set concrete goals that can be achieved Too often in […]

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How To Use Data To Manage Your Nonprofit

Published September 11, 2018

Operate more like a business while staying true to your organization’s mission Some people don’t like to think about running their nonprofit like a business. Nonprofits are different, after all, they have no shareholders and are not ‘supposed’ to make a profit. But when it comes to managing nonprofit finances, the most successful nonprofits focus […]

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