Millions Are Still Being Given Away

Harder to find? Yes. More difficult to close?  Darn right. Creativity required?  Absolutely.I will be participating with the Chronicle of Philanthropy in a live discussion on getting million dollar gifts in this economy next Tuesday, February 9 at noon EST.  It should be interesting, so plan to join us: http://philanthropy.com/article/Seeking-Big-Gifts-in-Tough/63880/ Readers of my blog will…

Watch for a Bigger Pie

I have now read cover to cover the Giving USA report which was recently published.  I am so glad there is an historic estimate about what goes on in fundraising each year.  This research changed my career. When I started raising money, like most of us do in the beginning, I went to foundations and corporations.  Back…