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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 & PhilanthropyHigher EducationIndependent SchoolsIndustry Insights
April 4, 2018

The Head’s the thing

‘Headmasters have powers at their disposal with which Prime Ministers have never yet been invested.’ Thus spake Winston Churchill. This might not be one of…
Organizational EffectivenessClients
March 29, 2018

Shifting gears: Fundraising as a career

Like most in my field, finding the development practice along my career path was not a conscious decision. I was given the opportunity and, always…
Giving & Philanthropy
March 26, 2018

Target setting: evidence, experience, and communication

For some of us, this time of year marks the approaching end of the financial year and a time to review KPIs and targets ready…

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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,…

Philanthropic expertise featured in The Economist, Wall Street Journal, NPR, MarketWatch

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Current changes to the U.S. tax code means that college sports-related donations could be curtailed because donors can no longer deduct gifts made to gain…

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