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Return on Investment
March 8, 2018

Business as (not) usual: Proceeding with a campaign despite turnover

In our last post, we shared our top tips for ensuring success in your fundraising program despite staff and leadership transitions. There, we focused on…
Return on Investment
March 6, 2018

Triumph despite turnover: Ensuring fundraising program success during leadership transitions

Recent studies confirm what we all know - transitions in fundraising staff and leadership are inevitable. Data demonstrates that the average tenure for development professionals…
Benchmarking SurveyReturn on Investment
February 13, 2018

Beyond Benchmarking: What the data can’t tell you

The title of this blog may strike you as a little odd, particularly given that Graham-Pelton Consulting recently partnered with IDPE to deliver the most…
Giving & PhilanthropyNews & Events
October 3, 2018

Associate Cliff Tapp reflects on health, research, international fundraising

The majority of Graham-Pelton Associate Cliff Tapp’s experience is in leading university fundraising and campaigns and developing strategy with academic and clinical leaders, major and…
Giving & Philanthropy
September 11, 2018

The double ask: a blended gift solution

As fundraisers, we are blessed with the task of inviting donors to invest in the organizations that we represent. Of course, outright gifts are preferable…
Giving & Philanthropy
August 3, 2018

Corporate giving: is it worth the pursuit?

The Ross-CASE Survey 2018 shows that corporate giving is once again on the up, with new funds secured from corporates reaching over £99,000,000 last year.…

Graham-Pelton on Twitter

Such an honor to participate in the panel discussion at the Nation Press Club today. Thank you @Graham_Pelton @JenHarrisGP for hosting such an important conversation. https://t.co/584zujw2qb

The only constant is change. Whether it's a shift in leadership, direction or even mission, learn to navigate change like a pro at #AASP18. Our Senior Vice President, Stuart Sullivan, will show you how during a pre-conference workshop Nov. 14. Learn more: https://t.co/rLHon2PNL9

Discussing how #philanthropy bridges divides in America. Powerful calls for participatory grantmaking, leading with values, supporting systems change & working differently, beyond just good intentions. #societyincrisis18

@WholeKidsFnd @knightfdn @ChiTrust @WeAreUnidosUS @GoParks https://t.co/oZ8JVhylQH

On #inclusivity in #philanthropy, @GoParks President and CEO Will Shafroth says, "It is our responsibility to bring people together, we have an opportunity within our positions to mentor, and we need to think big -- so that we can imagine a bigger future." #societyincrisis18

On modernization, inclusiveness of philanthropy: panelists advocate intentionally creating time for "real conversations with people," @WholeKidsFnd, "embracing public participation; empowering local-level decision making from events to policy," @ChiTrust. #societyincrisis18

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Associate Cliff Tapp reflects on health, research, international fundraising

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The majority of Graham-Pelton Associate Cliff Tapp’s experience is in leading university fundraising and campaigns and developing strategy with academic and clinical leaders, major and…

Association of Children’s Museums partners with Graham-Pelton to enhance fundraising capacity

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Washington, D.C. February 20, 2018 // The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and Graham-Pelton have joined forces to enhance fundraising programming for ACM’s more than…

Andy Wood promoted to Managing Director of Graham-Pelton’s European unit and global executive team

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LONDON, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Graham-Pelton Consulting Inc., a leading global fundraising and management consulting firm serving the nonprofit sector, announced today the promotion of…

Stuart P. Sullivan joins Graham-Pelton leadership team

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Graham-Pelton appoints Stuart P. Sullivan, former Chief Development Officer at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and top universities, to its leadership team. NEW YORK, Oct. 18,…

Graham-Pelton experts weigh in on GDPR implications for United States

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The NonProfit Times delivered a robust update on GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) and the best practices that must derive from it. In it,…

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