When I hear criticisms that donor-advised funds are “non-transparent tax shelters,” or that they are stashing contributions that should be going out now to charitable organizations, I think of Bernice Caminata and others like her, who gave $81,000 to 25 nonprofits over six years.
Check out these upcoming professional development and networking events happening throughout Atlanta!
Nonprofits make a huge chunk of their revenue during the last few weeks of the year – from Thanksgiving until December 31st at 11:59pm. So the fundraising strategies you employ during year-end should be rock solid. Here are three e-mail tactics that are relatively painless to implement.
Join us for a screening of the documentary film, What is Philanthropy?, followed by a panel discussion on the meaning of philanthropy and its importance to the Atlanta community.
Multi-channel marketing is essential to raise awareness and ultimately to raise funds. Nonprofits often overlook sponsorship, but marketing professional Michael C. Savino explains why sponsorship should be an ingredient in their mix of media and channels.
The question of how to attract the attention of foundations that give only to preselected organizations (by some estimates, this is as many as 60 percent of all foundations) is a vexing one.
On October 28th, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta will present the program Getting Started with Lobbying and Advocacy. This post previews the upcoming workshop and provides guidance on what activities constitute lobbying or advocacy for tax-exempt charities.
Foundation Center trainers love connecting with you, answering your questions and supporting your learning process. Unfortunately, they can’t be everywhere, so we've expanded our roster to include two new experts who are debuting in Foundation Center's Online Proposal Writing Course.
The Center for Civic Innovation has launched the Civic Impact Awards to celebrate the people who put in the time and energy day in and day out, to change the lives of other people in Atlanta.
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at Georgia State University is hosting a social media mini-clinic that will begin with a presentation by a representative from LYFE Marketing, a social media marketing firm.