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Industry Trends & Commentary
January 21, 2020

A New Year’s Resolution that Sticks – and How to Leverage It

With the switch of calendars comes an avalanche of intentions, resolutions, do-better-next-times, and at least one new gym membership. We talk about them every year,…
News & Events
December 11, 2019

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…
Industry Trends & CommentaryGiving & Philanthropy
November 7, 2019

Investing in systems and processes makes a difference

Do any of these sounds familiar? A fundraiser that complains about data quality, uses the database differently, or not all. Reporting that cannot be trusted…
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…
Giving & Philanthropy
December 10, 2019

Are we really not asking for money?

There is a pervasive myth around the number one reason major donors don’t give. Can you guess what it may be? I suspect so: “Donors…
Giving & Philanthropy
December 10, 2019

Who are we, anyway?

Have you noticed how many different job titles fundraisers have? We may be in Development or Advancement or External Relations, and we may be Directors…

Graham-Pelton on Twitter

"We, as fundraisers, have to step up to the challenge of paving the way for our community to make an impact." @BeckiMckinlay, Managing Consultant, shares her thoughts in a piece with @IDPE_Europe on the value of a development office: https://buff.ly/2FXVwWc

What is the best way to ensure the success of your campaign? @janenarich, Senior Vice President, and Pamela Winthrop, Associate, will present "Planning for Campaign Success" at #CAIS where they will share important tips to help your organization plan for a campaign.

Can you ace your first fundraising campaign? @davidallyn, Vice President, shares 7 tips with @NAISnetwork to help you make sure you do. https://buff.ly/2Nx5Ic6

Our President and CEO @ezeiglergp had a great time on a panel at #CASENAIS with these incredible leaders: Ayanna Hill-Gill of @AGSHurricanes, Megan Murphy of @girlsschools, Andrea Pactor of @IUPhilanthropy, and Nancy Reeves Mansfield of @GeorgiaStateU @CASEAdvance @NAISNetwork

As your #nonprofit starts a new year, it's good time to review and refresh your organization, and to take a renewed look at your mission statement. @janenarich, Senior Vice President, shares her tips for rethinking your mission: https://buff.ly/35WnKLf

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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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