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Steps to Nonprofit Resiliency Planning in a Post-Covid World!

By John Curtis, Ph.D / June 10, 2020

Rational for a Call to Action! Based on early forecasts by nonprofit and philanthropy experts… operating in a Post-Covid world will require organizations to transform the way they conduct business or risk extinction based on the following: Conservative estimates are that 10 – 20% of all 1.7 million nonprofits nationwide will become dormant or permanently […]

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How to Host a Successful Virtual (Fundraising) Event!

By John Curtis, Ph.D / May 11, 2020

Introduction: Most organizations and institutions that operate as nonprofits know their fundraising will be impacted by Covid-19 but few know exactly how to respond. The pandemic comes during a time when many nonprofits were ramping up their fundraising efforts to cash in on the record levels of charitable giving in the U.S. Worst still, is if their fundraising […]

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Does Your Nonprofit have a Future in a Post-Covid World?

By John Curtis, Ph.D / May 1, 2020

Rationale: Now is the time for your nonprofit to step back and talk about how to continue operations in turbulent times. Since the economy is in free-fall and the social malaise has not been this great in decades. Can We Talk: The first step in this process of moving beyond survival to a new level of sustainability is […]

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How to Find the Right Development Officer

How to Find the Right Development Officer

By John Curtis, Ph.D / July 16, 2019

Nonprofits often struggle with how to select the right Development Officer! Here are some tips: Distinguish between a development officer and an administrative support person. Make sure you have adequate administrative support so that your professional development officer does not spend time inputting and manipulating data, scheduling meetings, or handling routine administrative tasks. This is […]

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What Role Does a Gift Range Chart Play in Your Fundraising Success?

What Role Does a Gift Range Chart Play in Your Fundraising Success?

By John Curtis, Ph.D / July 2, 2019

What Is a Gift Range Chart? A gift range chart is an empirical tool based on the sound statistical analysis used to determine how many potential donors you will need to ask to raise a specific amount of money. A gift range chart is based on the “giving pyramid” that shows most of the money […]

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Why Titles Matter for your Fundraising Resource

By John Curtis, Ph.D / June 7, 2019

Don’t think your title can hurt charitable giving… Think again! Russell James, Ph.D. at Texas Tech University has recently completed a study of the Effectiveness of Fundraiser Job Titles.

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