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Monthly Giving is the Smart Answer

May 22, 2019 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

Quick Stats Online giving only grew by 1% in 2018, according to recent data. Also true is that it grew 23% in 2017. Also true is that while nonprofits sent…


How Generous is the Charitable Giving of Presidential Candidates?

May 15, 2019 | Michael Rosen

While I applaud anyone who donates money and/or time to charities, some deserve more applause than others do. Since the presidential campaign season has begun, and with federal tax returns…


The Myth About Fundraising for Overhead Expenses

May 8, 2019 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

To tweet this article, click here. The fourth common roadblock is an (ill-informed) acceptance of the notion that “no one wants to fund overhead, and development is overhead.” While this…


A New Approach to Major Funding

May 3, 2019 | Marc Levin, LAPA Senior Counsel for International Philanthropy

Unleashing Philanthropy’s Big Bets for Social Change [i] , a collection of articles, offers the latest thinking about grants of $25 million-plus awarded by individual philanthropists and private foundations are…


When Complexity Stands in the Way of Fundraising

May 1, 2019 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

To tweet this article, click here. A third frequent impediment to successful fundraising that bares mentioning, even when taboo and the fear of making a mistake can be overcome, is the…


Fundraiser Paralysis: Overcoming the Fear of Making a Mistake

April 24, 2019 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

This is part two of a four-part series covering the most common roadblocks to successful fundraising. To read part one, The Most Common Roadblock to Successful Fundraising, click here. To…


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