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Industry Trends & Commentary
April 2, 2020

COVID-19 and Unrestricted Giving, Part Two: Evaluating Readiness

In part one of this three-part series, we explained why the time is right to pursue an ambitious donor education and solicitation effort around unrestricted…
Industry Trends & Commentary
April 2, 2020

COVID-19 and Unrestricted Giving, Part 1: Now Is the Time

In Part One of this three-part series, we explain why the time is right to pursue an ambitious donor education and solicitation effort around unrestricted…
Industry Trends & Commentary
March 30, 2020

How the CARES Act Impacts Nonprofit Organizations

Humanity depends on philanthropy. Above all else, this belief drives us at Graham-Pelton. And it all comes down to altruism, a concern for others, and…
Fundraising Best Practices
March 1, 2020

Stewarding Donors Through Crisis

Crises will happen. Nonprofits put in place leadership structures, accountability measures, and dedicated teams to prevent them as much as possible. And yet even the…
Fundraising Best Practices
February 3, 2020

Your data tells a story: Are you listening?

Do you want to grow planned giving? Do you have a shrinking annual fund? Is your fundraising campaign stalled? Take a look at what your…
Nonprofit ManagementOrganizational Effectiveness
January 14, 2020

A New Year’s Resolution for Your Nonprofit

“A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and…

Graham-Pelton on Twitter

Register now for Silver Linings Playbook: A special webcast series for #nonprofit leaders highlighting creative ways to cultivate, ask, and steward during #COVID-19. https://buff.ly/2wZVtIs

“During today’s pandemic, the existence of restricted gifts... prevents nonprofits from accessing readily available funds that could have immediate and profound impacts," writes Senior VP @jenharrisgp. "Consider current circumstances as an inflection point.”

Now is the time to evaluate your relationship and comfort with unrestricted giving. In the first of our three-part series, Senior Vice President @jenharrisgp shares why. https://buff.ly/2R3RTny

Living and working in a time of #socialdistancing has meant new routines, new patterns, and new technology for millions of adults. Here are five things to keep in mind when communicating new concepts to adult learners. https://buff.ly/2URPJbD #adultlearning #covid19

The $2 trillion CARES Act for #COVID19 passed by Congress and signed into law by the President this week includes provisions that reach non-profits and their employees directly. What does it all mean for #philanthropy? Visit our blog: https://buff.ly/2JoUOTv

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December 11, 2019 in News & Events

2019 Colleague Recognition Awards

Our mission is to elevate philanthropy so nonprofits can flourish. And simply put, our people elevate us. During this season of giving, we realize that…
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June 5, 2019 in News & Events

Ace your first fundraising campaign with advice from David Allyn

Writing for the National Association of Independent Schools, Graham-Pelton Vice President David Allyn outlines the critical strategy elements that need to be considered when planning…
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May 23, 2019 in News & Events

Graham-Pelton launches two new service lines to address nonprofit vulnerabilities

Staff turnover and data breaches are two critically prevalent vulnerabilities facing nonprofits today. Graham-Pelton, a fundraising and management consulting firm for leading nonprofits worldwide, has…
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January 22, 2019 in Graham-Pelton News & Events, News & Events

Samir Farrag: Relationship-Minded, Internationally Focused

Graham-Pelton is pleased to welcome Samir Farrag as Senior Consultant. A focus on International Affairs in graduate school propelled Samir into the multi-faceted world of…
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December 20, 2018 in News & Events

Alice Sockett: Insight and Experience

Graham-Pelton is pleased to welcome Alice Sockett as a new Consultant. Prior to joining Graham-Pelton, Alice was responsible for realigning the Legacy and In Memoriam…
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