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May 3, 2021 in Migration, Featured, Fundraising Best Practices

Gratitude and giving back: Harnessing social reciprocity among parents

Grateful patient fundraising is a well-established concept in healthcare. Patients (or their family members) receive excellent care from a healthcare facility, and members of the…
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April 9, 2021 in Migration, Featured, Fundraising Best Practices

Breathing new life into your qualification process

If you have worked in development for at least one week, you’ve probably been encouraged to find new donors – an edict coming either from…
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March 10, 2021 in Migration, Featured, Fundraising Best Practices

Non-Alumni as Engines of Support: How to Add Fuel to Your Effort

Educational institutions have “built in” donor bases within their alumni populations, but non-alumni can have tremendous philanthropic impact as well. In fact , Graham-Pelton conducted…
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Fundraising Best Practices

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Gratitude and giving back: Harnessing social reciprocity among parents

Grateful patient fundraising is a well-established concept in healthcare. Patients (or their family members) receive excellent care from a healthcare facility, and members of the…
Migration

Breathing new life into your qualification process

If you have worked in development for at least one week, you’ve probably been encouraged to find new donors – an edict coming either from…
Migration

Non-Alumni as Engines of Support: How to Add Fuel to Your Effort

Educational institutions have “built in” donor bases within their alumni populations, but non-alumni can have tremendous philanthropic impact as well. In fact , Graham-Pelton conducted…

Industry Trends & Commentary

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Key Findings Among Social Change Nonprofits

As we enter 2021, Graham-Pelton surveyed development leaders at a select group of top social change organizations regarding their opinions, expectations, and concerns about fundraising…
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How to Conduct Meaningful Virtual Visits and Asks

The reemergence of another wave of COVID-19 and additional stay-at-home recommendations signify the ongoing importance of productive virtual donor visits. Unlike in-person visits, virtual visits…
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A Guide to Impeccable Timing for Fundraisers

At Graham-Pelton, we are big fans of the journalist and author Daniel Pink. His book To Sell Is Human is given to all new team…

Nonprofit Management

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Building a High-Performing Campaign Team

Perhaps your organization has just completed a strategic planning process. You have the vision, the goals, the KPIs, and the OKRs to take your nonprofit…
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A Major Boost to the Important Work of Fundraising during COVID-19

Without doubt, the healthcare of our nation is experiencing unprecedented times. With nearly everyone focused on COVID-19, major gift philanthropy for healthcare has declined at…
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Four lessons learned from 2020 – and how you can act on them now

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.”   -- Henry David Thoreau No doubt there are few among us eager to…

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Embarking on a campaign is the perfect opportunity to assess your development team and advocate for resources, realign or make strategic hires, and build team cohesion so that everyone can play their part effectively. Here are our tips to get you started: http://buff.ly/3zoEknc

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"As fundraisers, we thrive on asking the big questions. The data offered by Giving USA, in past years and certainly for 2021, underpins our guidance."

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May 26, 2021 in Migration, Graham-Pelton News & Events

Humans of Fundraising: Kosta Alexis

I spent many years in the fixed income world but never felt that work would keep me content during my life. It was only after…
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April 27, 2021 in Migration, Graham-Pelton News & Events

Humans of Fundraising: Karen Beavor

I am interested in systems change and social enterprise, and my role as President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits offers me the…
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April 9, 2021 in Graham-Pelton News & Events

Graham-Pelton launches Beyond Gratitude, a practical approach to grateful patient fundraising

New service line changes the dynamic between development and healthcare professionals (NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 12, 2021) – Graham-Pelton, the fundraising consulting firm chosen by…
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April 1, 2021 in Migration, Graham-Pelton News & Events

Senior Advisor Tom Sullivan and a new definition of philanthropy amidst a changing world

Graham-Pelton is pleased to welcome Thomas J. Sullivan as Senior Advisor. A leading expert in comprehensive philanthropy operations, Tom will support a growing base of…
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March 22, 2021 in Migration, Graham-Pelton News & Events

Humans of Fundraising: Carlisa Brown

In the midst of everything that has transpired over the past year, a silver lining has been my belief that we are not alone: that…
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