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Six Ways To Get Your Share Of Donor Advised Funds

May 25, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

Are you baffled about Donor Advised Funds, or at least about how to cultivate and solicit them? If so, I will explain here six ways you can promote donor-advised fund…


What You Need To Know About June

May 15, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

The Blackbaud Institute analyzed the distribution of giving across all of 2016 and here’s what they found: June, June, June 2016 Overall Giving Distribution by Month January 7% February 6.6%…


Why Culture Is Critical

May 11, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

The "American Canyon Society" is a fictitious name for a real organization. It is not departing too far from reality to say that its mission is to circulate scientific and…


Off The Plateau: An Annual Fund Soars

April 27, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

Here’s a story with a happy ending and a robust annual fund. You may have heard of St. Christopher’s Inn (SCI), a LAPA client since 2014. Located on the heights…


It's Harder To Spend Money (Well), Than Raise It

April 20, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

Axiom #4: It’s Harder To Spend Money (Well), Than Raise It This is the fourth in a series of posts based on the axioms Laurence propounded in his book The…


Have Enough?

April 13, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

When the economic outlook is hard to get a handle on, fundraisers get nervous. “Do we have enough?, is often the question.  However, in fundraising there are things that change…


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