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Solve Poverty? First Understand the Poor

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How well do nonprofits understand the poor they’re trying to help? And how well do they preserve dignity while offering that help? These issues are front and center in a recent article by Martin Morse Wooster in Philanthropy Daily. In “Back Row America: The Fascinating Work of Chris  »  Read More

A Brief History of Nonprofit Fundraising in the U.S.

Nonprofit Fundraising Planning Meeting

In the United States, we accept the current state of the nonprofit fundraising world—lots of nonprofit organizations and lots of fundraising requests. But it wasn’t always this way. In Martin Morse Wooster’s You Can Succeed at Protecting your Legacy, he points out that in 1900 most  »  Read More

7 Keys to Where Giving is Going in 2019

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We are just a few weeks into 2019.  For most organizations, the books have not fully closed on 2018 and thus it’s hard to fully gauge where giving landed last year.  But it’s not too soon to make some predictions about where giving is going in 2019. 1. First, a little good news: Asset giving  »  Read More