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Industry Trends & Commentary
June 25, 2020

Fundraising in a Time of Constant Change

At the beginning of March, you probably got a lot of emails about “fundraising in a time of uncertainty.” It’s pretty clear that we have…
Industry Trends & Commentary
June 25, 2020

Rethinking the Future of Donor Visits

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a “new normal” throughout the nonprofit sector, as it has for many other sectors. Many nonprofits, including schools and universities,…
Industry Trends & CommentaryCovid-19 Articles
April 29, 2020

What to consider NOW when it comes to #GivingTuesdayNow

Need doesn’t come along on just one day a year. That couldn’t be clearer than it is right now. COVID-19, for all the fear 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…

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KEY TAKEAWAY @GivingUSA: At $75.69b, FOUNDATIONS gave only slightly less in 2019 than in 2018. At a decrease of $.17b, this lowered their overall proportion of giving by 1%. Looking for more analysis? Download our report today. https://buff.ly/2VVVCpC #GivingUSA #fundraising

KEY TAKEAWAY @GivingUSA: INDIVIDUALS gave 69% of the $449.64b of contributions totaling $309.66b. That's $17.57b more in 2019 than in 2018. Download our expert analysis to learn more. https://buff.ly/3eSKRvP #GivingUSA #fundraising

In our new socially distant world, what will the future hold for frontline fundraisers? Senior Consultant Cassie Mesko shares three changes coming to major gift fundraising. https://buff.ly/2YQkgtK #socialdistancing #fundraising #nonprofit

What is the best way to approach fundraising in a time of constant change? SVP @davidallyn shares the positive trends happening in philanthropy right now so you can continue fundraising with confidence and clarity. https://buff.ly/2Agj21g

We firmly believe our work elevates #philanthropy so #nonprofits may flourish. Our trusted experts took a careful eye to the @GivingUSA report and unveil key takeaways for future fundraising efforts. https://buff.ly/2CFsNqx #GivingUSA

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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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