Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bad News … Good News … Bad News

by George Ruotolo of member firm Ruotolo Associates As we reflect on the most recent Giving USA report, it can candidly be characterized as bad news…good news…bad news. This year’s report brings a level of caution and concern that our … Continue reading

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by Russ Hodge of member firm The Hodge Group Over the past handful of years, I have attended and seen a lot of advertisements for webinars and seminars on social media. People with self-proclaimed expertise offer insight and strategy suggestions … Continue reading

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Americans donate $290.89 billion to charity in 2010

Today is the day – the day that is anticipated in philanthropy circles across the country and that we are proud to be a part of – Giving USA Foundation’s release of the estimate of how much Americans gave to … Continue reading

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How to Grow your Annual Fund? Answer – Follow the Money!

by L. Gregg Carlson of member firm IDC Fundraising Division, Harris Connect The infamous crook, Willie Sutton, when reportedly asked, “Why do you rob banks?” …answered…. “Because that is where the money is.” Simple and straight forward thinking, for sure. … Continue reading

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