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Habits of highly effective giving

by pete on August 16, 2016

  Like in business, charitable organizations require revenue to not only exist, but to provide support, growth, and opportunity to the beneficiaries they serve. Billions of dollars are contributed to organizations each year. Some donors may question is this enough or is their contribution needed? However, the more appropriate questions might be “Am I giving to the right […]

Charitable Giving…A Wise Investment

by pete on February 23, 2015 · 0 comments

Originally posted on 12/6/08 at…ise-investment/ and featured in a December 2008 of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

We’re excited to attend an event this Friday at the Atlantis Resort Casino, where 100 of the most influential people in Reno/Sparks will be recognized by Plum Influence Magazine. Celebrate the courage and character of Reno with the 100 most influential people of our region. The event recognizes leaders in the following categories: Super Heroes […]

      We’re ecstatic to announce the addition of Viking Capital Management to the NPcatalyst family of corporate clients. Based in Westlake Village, California, Viking offers its clients the utmost in service, cash flow, and cost saving solutions. The NPcatalyst team is providing creative strategies and active management services for the company’s Viking Cares program. The […]

1% – small number, big community impact

by pete on October 17, 2011 · 0 comments

  Generosity helps solve problems, by creating opportunities to do things in new ways, for the greater good. We want to celebrate generosity, so that more people will support the causes they care about and the organizations which carry out the great work…and feel satisfied about doing it. We believe that philanthropy is driven by […]

Strategic philanthropy is an excellent way to combine company goals with a desire to create charitable goodwill. It’s meant to foster company business growth through targeted giving that corresponds to company interests. At the core of its design, strategic philanthropy is result-oriented, targeting specific goals; developing defined strategies; measuring progress; and determining success. Companies utilizing […]

Over the last five years, we’ve witnessed an interesting progression with donors and volunteers. As a result of charitable competition, economic forces, and electronic capacities, today’s donors are increasingly curious, analyze before acting, and desire greater connectivity. When donors consider non-profit organizations for their contributions, a number of factors come into play, including the donor’s […]

By Pete Parker  Skills-based volunteerism has been around for ages, beginning primarily with pro bono work within the legal sector. In recent years, it has played an increasingly key role throughout the corporate sector. According to the 2009 Deloitte IMPACT Study, skills-based volunteerism can best be described as: Volunteerism which uses skills, experience, talents or […]