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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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