On Thursday, December 3rd, the Circle of Joy Giving Circle is hosting We Are Philanthropists! A Discussion on African American Philanthropy in Atlanta. The event will feature luminaries in the Atlanta philanthropic community who will share the impact of African American philanthropy and raise awareness of giving circles across the country.
Making the decision to expand your organization’s reach into new geographical markets is neither easy nor simple. There are a number of things to consider including the legal issues surrounding the various kinds of expansion models. And, of course, this is a situation where one size does not fit all.
Far too many organizations ghettoize revenue generation into ill-prepared development departments and development committees of the board. They need to view revenue growth and development in the much larger context of high performance at the organization level.
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.