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Engage children in family philanthropy

by pete on October 19, 2016

The future leadership of communities lies in the hands of children. In addition to quality education, philanthropy provides a great tool for childhood and community development. Involving your children, no matter the age, in philanthropy is a great way to teach values of community, charity and helping your fellow man. In addition to learning from […]

Year-end giving is a rarely utilized tool used by charities to target new donors and raise new revenue. However, it can be an incredible strategy designed in a non-profit’s annual giving plan. Below are benefits associated with a well-developed and orchestrated year-end giving campaign. Generate new revenue Can be a little or a lot Each non-profit […]

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 […]

Have you ever conducted a third-party review of the non-profit organization you manage? If you’re a board member, have you ever seen an organizational review of the charitable organization? You can find suitable ways to review your charity’s financial operations through internet searches. We recommend you take a look at those. We also suggest you […]

Things to consider when making donations

by pete on March 17, 2015

Making donations to charitable organizations can be a very strategic, methodical, and evaluative process. For many, the donations are more than mere “gifts”, they’re actually investments in causes, organizations, needs, and beneficiaries. A key component of the donor-decision process is quality information. When working with our clients on their giving strategies, we advise an analysis of […]

Charitable Giving…A Wise Investment

by pete on February 23, 2015 · 0 comments

Originally posted on 12/6/08 at http://parkerdevelopment.wordpress.com/2008/12/02/charitable-giv…ise-investment/ and featured in a December 2008 of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

As the calendar year nears its close, well-organized charities will be orchestrating year-end fundraising campaigns. These initiatives are used to fulfill wish lists, meet annual goals, and fund special projects. As these organizations launch these campaigns, it’s important that they understand donor thinking and strategies during this time of year. During the holidays, typical donors… Respond to […]

Complimentary year-end giving guide

by pete on November 1, 2013

Year-end giving is a rarely utilized weapon used by charities to target new donors and raise new revenue. However, it can be an incredible strategy designed in a non-profit’s annual giving plan. Click on the graphic below to view a slideshow designed to help charities orchestrate effective year-end funding campaigns. Featured in the presentation is […]

Year-end giving statistics

by pete on November 30, 2012 · 0 comments

It’s the time of year when non-profit organizations need to be conducting fundraising efforts to close the calendar year on positive notes. Year-end giving campaigns are an underutilized tool, which can be used to tap new donor bases and raise new dollars to meet goals, fulfill wish lists, or fund key initiatives. Below are statistics […]