Monthly Archives: March 2011

Volunteer fundraisers key to boosting online giving

According to an article in Philanthropy Journal experienced volunteer team captains can provide a major boost to raising dollars online.

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Webinar: Target Analytics Fundraising Models for Healthcare

How likely are your giving prospects to specifically support your healthcare institution? What kind and size of donation should you ask them for? Answers to these questions go a long way towards focusing the efforts of your fundraising program where … Continue reading

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Champion Windows of Colorado Springs starts grant program

Non-profits in the Pikes Peak region are eligible for Champion Windows of Colorado Springs’ new corporate giving program.  Every quarter Champion plans to award $7,000 in micro-grants.  The next deadline for grants is March 31.

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Money laundering for the soul

Does your organization accept donations from oil baron’s?  Big Tobacco?  Drug lord’s?  I was somewhat surprised to discover that the Roman Catholic Church in Mexico has a long history of building churches using money from crime syndicates and drug traffickers.  … Continue reading

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Webinar: ResearchPoint User Clinic: Using Research Groups for Wealth Screening, RE Integration, and more!

Grouping prospects in ResearchPoint helps to segment lists, assign research to staff members, and perform many other functions in the tool. Learn the basics of using research groups to complete projects in ResearchPoint. See the hottest tips and tricks with … Continue reading

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Denver recovering from recession faster than most communities

According to a report issued by Brookings Mountain West, Denver is outperforming the national average for job growth and recession recovery.

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Philip Anschutz is the wealthiest person in Colorado

Forbes has released their list of billionaires and Philip Anschutz takes the top spot in Colorado (although he’s only #124 overall) with $7.5 billion. Charles Ergen (Dish Network/Echostar) takes the #2 spot with $7 billion.  John Malone (Liberty Media Corp.)  … Continue reading

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Social media guide for researchers

The International Centre for Guidance Studies has produced a guide about how researchers can leverage social media resources.

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Webinar: Predictive Modeling for Annual Fund Giving

Next week on March 16 from noon – 1pm EDT Rapid Insight will present a webinar about how to use their software for predictive modeling.

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Foundations starting to lean on corporations

Foundations are starting to exert their influence over corporate America.  If you own enough stock you get a place at the table.  Other shareholders have been doing it for decades.  Now foundations are joining the party.

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