fundraising

What should I know about Donor-Advised Funds?

What is a donor-advised fund (DAF)?
According to the IRS, a donor-advised fund is an account of contributions made by individual donors but maintained and operated by a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization. Once the donor makes a contribution, the sponsoring organization has legal control over it, but the donor retains advisory privileges with respect to the distribution of funds and the investment of assets in the account.

What's Your "Asking" Style? Free Online Chat with Fundraising Experts

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Central Time
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The Foundation Center presents "What's Your Asking Style?" A free online chat with professional fundraisers.

Free Webinar: Tap the Power of Crowd-Contributing

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Tap the Power of Crowd-Contributing to Leverage Peer Networks for Fundraising, Millennial Engagement and Increase Donor Acquisition!*

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Presented by:
John Clese, Director of Product Marketing, Avectra
Donna Wilkins, CEO, CharityDynamics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT

UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising

"A new national study reveals that many nonprofit organizations are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the resources they need to succeed.  A joint project of CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, this first-ever study found high levels of turnover and lengthy vacancies in development director positions throughout the sector, as well as deeper organizational issues, including the absence of basic fundraising systems and a lack of shared responsibility for fund development among key board and staff leaders at many organizations. "

FREE SEMINAR: Grow Your Annual Fund Through Major Gifts

March 14, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Rejoice Christian School
13413 E 106th St N
Owasso, OK 74055

This free seminar will provide instruction on increasing operational revenue without increasing fundraising expenses. Topics include:

• Evaluating the effectiveness of your development operation
• Beginning or strengthening a major gifts effort
• Segmenting your donor base
• Identifying and structuring separate and appropriate strategies for donors of all levels

Sponsored by Mission Advancement.

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