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Fundraising when times are bad: a new series

Stay tuned for a new series from American Philanthropic and Philanthropy Daily—”Fundraising When Times Are Bad”—to help you navigate today’s recession.

GDT Podcast / Episode 35

Catch Mary Eberstadt on this week’s Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, discussing identity politics and the sexual revolution with Jeremy Beer!

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Tidings from Gates's latest transfer of wealth

The world’s fourth richest man hands his foundation a historic wad of cash, motivated by the need to help ‘suffering people.’

American Philanthropic to form strategic partnership with Virtuous

American Philanthropic is excited to announce its strategic partnership with Virtuous, a responsive fundraising platform designed to foster a personalized experience at every step of the development process.

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4 tips for a new major-gifts officer

When you’ve recently been hired, your tendency is to prove yourself and seem like an expert fast—but leveraging your “newness” may be the best way to close gifts and engage donors.

5 surefire ways to bomb a donor meeting

There are an infinite number of ways to mess up a donor meeting, but don’t let yourself fall prey to these common mistakes!

Latest Articles

How to find the best fundraising software for your nonprofit

Good fundraising software is important for a fundraising operation. Here are a few things to think about as you select and use fundraising software at your organization.

GDT Podcast / Episode 34

Today Jeremy speaks with journalist Teddy Schleifer about how American billionaires practice their philanthropy and why it matters.

Americans show bipartisan concern about cash-bulging foundations and donor-advised funds

A new survey shows there may be one issue uniting both ends of the political spectrum: unease at the wealth-amassing of charities and DAFs.

Is your mission really more critical than ever?

With a clear mission/vision distinction, you can articulate why your work—and the donor’s support—is more urgently needed as a result of this external factor.

How nonprofits can make the most of the gig economy

Like it or not, the Gig Economy is staying—and growing. If you want your organization to thrive, you need to embrace it.

Americans’ Charitable Grit

American charitable giving persists through sluggish or recessive economies and surpasses preceding levels when the economy recovers.


Giving Review Blog

A conversation with Force of Nature author Gisèle Huff (Part 2 of 2)

As her memoir is released, the Holocaust survivor and philanthropy professional talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about philanthropy and education reform, the need for reform of philanthropy itself, and the benefits of a universal basic income.

A conversation with Force of Nature author Gisèle Huff (Part 1 of 2)

As her memoir is released, the Holocaust survivor and philanthropy professional talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about her family history, education, and the American dream.

Marc Andreessen on overcoming perverse incentives in philanthropy, and building new institutions with it

ICYMI.

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