Former Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, George Wirth joins Alexander Haas President and CEO David King on this edition of Futures in Fundraising to discuss the culture of philanthropy within faith-based organizations and the pastors' role for casting the vision for fundraising.
Author, CEO and Founder of MarketSmart Greg Warner joins Alexander Haas President and CEO David King to share tips for fostering donor relationships by giving them what they really want. He says, “If you work through the process correctly, you don’t even have to ask donors for a gift.”
While #GivingTuesday is a major, nation wide giving campaign held each year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, your donor and social media strategies should stretch beyond. In this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Muscular Dystrophy Association Executive Vice President and Chief Impact and Philanthropy Officer Adam Cotumaccio joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share specific strategies for maximizing your #GivingTuesday reach along with tips for nonprofit leadership and growth to help your organization finish the year strong.
"The key to being a good fundraiser is being donor centric." Lula Dawit, Director of Planned Giving for The Woodruff Arts Center joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss the importance of planned giving. The two dive into the continued impact of the 2017 Tax Act, managing fundraiser/donor relationships and how the arts are shaping the local Atlanta community.
“If you are not on social media, participating in conversations, your voice is absent as a nonprofit.” Peter Panepento, Philanthropic Practice Leader at Turn Two Communications joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share tips for strengthening donor relationships and generating awareness via social media, the press and other media outlets on this edition of Futures in Fundraising.
Mary Wieler, President of the Museum Trustee Association joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk museum board enhancement and education. They discuss state and local laws regarding endowments, what board members need to know specifically about museums to better serve the board, how to understand economic cycles that impact donations and more.
The recently passed tax legislation disallowing 80% of tax-deductible “gifts” has raised issues when it comes to athletic seating deduction/counting. Athletic departments now require individuals to pay for the privilege of purchasing season tickets. On this edition of Futures in Fundraising, Tom Jennings, VP of University Advancement and President of the Florida State University Foundation joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to break down what all this means for colleges and universities.
Your nonprofit needs to start a fundraising campaign. Now what? Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King joins Laddering Works’ Cynthia Hayes to explain the steps for selecting fundraising counsel. From initial interviews to RFP’s to finding the right culture fit, David points out key factors to take into consideration.
More money can often translate into more problems. Once your organization has needed funding, the next decision is allocation. Eddie Stuart, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement for University of North Carolina Wilmington joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share insights on fostering collaboration among university staff and promoting alumni giving long after the graduation ceremonies are over.
When you hear “risk management,” do you instantly think of insurance for your nonprofit? Ted Bilich, CEO of Risk Alternatives joins the podcast to change that mindset and help organizations see how managing uncertainty can prepare the path for a successful future. He also shares results of their recent survey and interviews with foundations and their grantors concerning risk management.
On this Special Edition of the Futures in Fundraising Podcast, Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King breaks down the numbers in newly released Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2017.
As your organization adapts to a new vision, your donors come along for the journey. And as your donors change, how they think about money and philanthropy may also change. In this podcast, Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King is joined by Jennifer Jones, Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Florida and David Daniel, Director of Field Operations for The Nature Conservancy. The two share recent research and specific steps your organization can take to maintain strong relationships with donors.
Philip Mazzara, President and CEO of Providence Health Foundation joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share steps along his career path from advancement to fundraising and how mentorship helped shape that journey. Philip and David also discuss the challenges and rewards of capital campaigns and what the future of health care looks like.
At LSU, moving the culture needle is just as important as reaching fundraising goals. On this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Daniel Bozard, LSU Foundation Vice President of Development joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk metrics, accountability and culture building. How can institutions track success? How have recent tax changes impacted giving? Listen in for helpful insights!
What defines a successful board? How do institutions determine what matters most on their campus grounds? Rick Legon, President of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss higher ed and current issues impacting students on this edition of Futures in Fundraising!
The impact of global health stretches far and wide, reaching communities locally and globally. Maria Thacker Goethe, Executive Director of Georgia Global Health Alliance joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss this initiative along with other insights including tips for running a successful nonprofit and how to build meaningful relationships with donors.
Dr. Kyle Marrero’s background in music lends itself to planning for the future, guiding faculty and helping students achieve success at the University of West Georgia. As Dr. Marrero points out, each individual is important to the overall goal, but each must be allowed to play to their area of expertise. In this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Alexander Haas President & CEO, David King talks with Dr. Marrero about higher education, breaking down barriers and student success, both in the classroom and beyond.
Giving has changed. Many of us have phone in hand most of the day and spend hours in front of our computers. Quinetha Frasier joins the podcast to share how MyPledger is making the switch to digital giving easier, for both organizations and donors, and why tracking the success of campaigns through data is essential.
One school, one mission, one campus. That vision inspired Natasha Lebowitz to accept a position on the board for the Atlanta Jewish Academy. But what started as a volunteer position moved into full-time dedication as Natasha became Development Director for the school. In this podcast, she and Alexander Haas CEO, David King talk about that transition, how Natasha’s mentor inspired her to reach for more in the fundraising field and share tips for others looking to develop their career.
James Hackney joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share how he followed his passion and became Senior Director of Development for Yale Divinity School in the spring of 2014. Currently leading the School’s efforts to raise $200,000,000 and meet 100% of student financial aid need by 2022, James details how previously being a consultant at Alexander Haas prepared him for the journey.
The world needs more philanthropy. If you are just starting out in fundraising, want to get into fundraising, or are a veteran development officer - you are greatly needed.
This month, Ron Schiller, Founding Partner of the Aspen Leadership Group, joins us to share tips for advancing your career in development. In this episode, Ron explains how the transferable skills from his background in the arts set him up for success in fundraising - and how you can direct your career in fundraising to achieve your goals.
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