Higher Education’s Path to Corporate Donations

The Philanthropy Outlook 2018 & 2019 reports that recent tax-reforms have made the corporate giving scene a bit uncertain in the upcoming years, in spite of this, however, it remains an important source of annual giving donations. So in preparation for the upcoming year of corporate outreach, we’ve reviewed the different ways you can encourage companies to Read more about Higher Education’s Path to Corporate Donations[…]

Donor-Advised Funds – What Fundraisers Should Know

Donor-advised funds are the ‘fastest-growing vehicle in philanthropy’ according to the National Philanthropic Trust. For the 6th consecutive year individual donor-advised funds, or DAFs, have increased by 6%. And in 2016 alone over $15.75 billion was granted to charities from DAFs. Although the popularity of this style of giving has increased in recent past, its Read more about Donor-Advised Funds – What Fundraisers Should Know[…]

Why Advancement Professionals should Map Relationships

Successful fundraising means forming relationships – especially when prospecting for major gifts. Cultivation is just part of the process and it generally takes quite a lot of time and resources. So, why not use the relationships of your constituents to leverage new donors? Aka – relationship mapping. When taking the first steps towards developing a relationship mapping Read more about Why Advancement Professionals should Map Relationships[…]

Chinese & Chinese-Americans Ascend in the Philanthropy Scene

In the past years fundraising has been focusing more attention on international donors. Analyzing data from the U.S. Department of Education has revealed the top sources for international gifts to U.S. colleges and universities. Amongst the top countries – China. A study done by The Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative also showed that Chinese, as well as Chinese-Americans, Read more about Chinese & Chinese-Americans Ascend in the Philanthropy Scene[…]

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