Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Key to Successful Fundraising: Leadership

by Keith Curtis of member firm The Curtis Group For years, we have conducted board training workshops and presented “The Role of the Board in Fundraising” to clients and nonprofit leaders. The one thing we try to emphasize: effective fundraising … Continue reading

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Taxing the Tax-Exempt

by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin of member firm EHL Consulting Group The leaders of the 1.8 million non-profit organizations across the United States need to brace themselves for the next inevitable budgetary shock. Organizations ranging from public … Continue reading

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Board Beyond Belief

by Hank Goldstein of member firm The Oram Group By definition a board is a long, thin wooden object. Take for example the board of the City University of New York (CUNY) arguably one of the best public universities in … Continue reading

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Mission – Hope – Service

By Donald M. Fellows of member firm Marts & Lundy Some days I get tired of reading the so-called news on philanthropy during the recession.  I suppose if you want to wallow in reasons why your institution received fewer gifts … Continue reading

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The Fundraising Climate and Donor Warming

by Jeffrey D. Byrne of member firm Jeffrey Byrne & Associates Since the fall of 2008, nonprofit organizations, fundraisers and donors alike have kept a watchful eye on the economy. I’d go so far as to say that I’ve had … Continue reading

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