By Robert Evans A just-released report examining charitable giving to houses of worship and other entities supporting religion suggests that Jewish households “are more generous than other households of other religious affiliations” and also notes that “35 percent of Jewish giv … [Read more...] about Report offers New Perspectives on Giving to Religion; Jewish Giving to Synagogues Appears Strong
By Robert I. Evans One of the most frequently discussed topics addressed at almost every vibrant fundraising organization - especially at small-to-midsized organizations - today focuses on the value of research about prospects and the time and costs associated with obtaining … [Read more...] about Is There a Value to Wealth Screening?
By Robert H. Isaacs We all seek the “perfect meeting” when we meet with a prospective donor. While it may not be possible to reach “perfection,” knowing how to avoid potholes on the road to a successful meeting can help lead you to your desired destination. While we cannot cont … [Read more...] about Five Common Mistakes When Meeting with a Prospective Donor
By Robert I. Evans Charitable giving by U.S. donors reached $390.05 billion in 2016, reflecting another 2.7% increase over 2015’s extraordinary levels, according to Giving USA, the longest running and most accurate report on philanthropy in America, as it released its 62nd a … [Read more...] about U.S. Giving Reaches New Highs Again, Showing Unprecedented Increases & Unparalleled Generosity
How did Jewish nonprofits fare on #GivingTuesday? By Ross Kasper Reports indicate that on November 29th over $168 million was raised by nonprofits across 98 countries in celebration of #GivingTuesday. This represents a 44 percent increase from 2015’s record-setting one-day e … [Read more...] about #GivingTuesday 2016: Better than Ever, but is a Plateau in Sight?