Making #GivingTuesday Big in Tampa Bay

Sara Leonard Uncategorized

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday Wait, what? Where did Giving Tuesday come from? What’s it doing there with 2 huge consumer focused shopping days? Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The second annual Giving Tuesday is on December 3, 2013. In …

5 Myths Busted On Why Charitable Giving With Wills and Trusts Is Difficult

Guest post by Jay Love of Bloomerang News, Stories

republished with permission It’s a little known fact that planned giving has one of the highest ROIs (return on investment) of any fundraising activity, contributing to the fact that pursuing gifts from wills and trusts is rarely a key mission funding practice among the average American nonprofit. Why is this the case? In my experience, the most common excuses include …

Teaching Philanthropy

Grace Armstrong Uncategorized

I recently served as a panelist representing the nonprofit sector. The audience was a chamber leadership group. As might be expected, I was asked what advice I would give the audience about nonprofits. That is a big question and one that could be answered in so many different ways. What I answered that night was: Teach your children philanthropy. I …

Just Released: Giving USA 2014

Sara Leonard Uncategorized

The 5 Articles series features articles covering subjects relevant to nonprofit success, leadership, marketing, human resources, communications, social media, finance and governance – articles we’d consider must reads. With so much out there to take in, we want to share five that we don’t think you should miss. Enjoy! Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, the seminal publication reporting …