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Nonprofit News
Laurence A. Pagnoni

Let Your Donors Know – 2021 Tax Incentives

Here are SPECIAL 2021 TAX INCENTIVES FOR GIVING for you to let your donors know. Congress has provided several economic incentives to help address the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including additional tax incentives to encourage charitable giving. These incentives are temporary and are scheduled to expire at the end of 2021.

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Grants
Jessica Williams, MSW

Recent Trends On Desk Studies & Grant Assessments

At LAPA Fundraising we conduct many desk studies each year to help nonprofits assess the value of their fundraising program, and how to grow it. Some call the desk study an assessment. Nonetheless, the desk study is a seminal moment of high level planning, usually taking 90 days, and can be an opportune time to take a step back and see where your program priorities align with segments of foundation funders.

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Development Consultant
LAPA

Children’s Defense Fund Finds 44 New Funding Opportunities

LAPA Fundraising is expert in fundraising services (campaigns, annual funds, planning services, and grants). We conduct desk studies to identify new funders and donors. These research exercises have proven to be an excellent first step and a tremendous benefit to our clients because they lay a proper foundation from which to build.

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Direct Mail
Roger Craver

Stop The Postal Rate Hike

This is an urgent postal alert. If your organization uses the U.S. Mail for fundraising, membership development, or communications you should be taking action today. Let me explain. The United…

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Direct Mail
LAPA

Finding New Donors And Retaining The One’s You Have: A Conversation With Direct Mail Expert, Steve Hitchcock

Steve started right off by saying that “Acquiring new donors, and keeping the ones that you have, requires strategy, staff capacity, and a budget.” Many questions arise, though, prodded Michael. For example, “What strategy works best? How many new donors should you acquire? Where will you turn to get these donors, and will they be aligned with our mission?”

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Nonprofit News
Laurence A. Pagnoni

How The American Rescue Plan Helps Nonprofits

President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan on March 11, 2021, providing desperately needed COVID-19 relief. The American Rescue Plan provides many benefits to nonprofits. The sweeping $1.9…
Understanding these trends is essential for you to adapt your strategies and identify areas for improvement. If you’d like my feedback on your adapted annual fundraising plan, send it to me here.

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