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PRESIDENT TRUMP AND CHARITABLE GIVING

By pwsadmin | January 6, 2023

Please Note: This is factual information and not intended to make a political statement for or against any of the politicians mentioned in this blog post. In election years, I take some time to report out what the presidential and…

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4 DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES THAT IMPACT FUNDRAISING

By pwsadmin | December 13, 2022

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported on a University of Maryland study on four demographic trends among young adults (age 22-35) that are likely to impact fundraising: #1: Homeownership is falling. Bad news for fundraising as homeowners are much more likely to…

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WHAT RESEARCH SAYS ABOUT RETAINING DONORS

By pwsadmin | December 13, 2022

For anyone involved in fundraising for more than a few years, you’ve probably heard of “donor-centered fundraising.” The idea behind this concept is that everything a nonprofit organization does must primarily focus on making the donor experience as positive as…

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PRESIDENT BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS CHARITABLE GIVING

By pwsadmin | December 13, 2022

Each year, I post the charitable giving of our federal elected leaders. This information can be found in their released tax returns. I think it’s helpful for voters to have a sense of their leader’s generosity especially in light of…

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GIVING IN 2021: THE RESULTS

By pwsadmin | December 13, 2022

Each year, Giving USA reports on giving trends throughout the United States from the previous year. The most recent report for 2021 found the following: • Giving in the United States totaled nearly $485 billion in 2021. To put that in perspective,…

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HOW TO RETAIN DONORS

By pwsadmin | December 13, 2022

Retaining donors is “job number one” for fundraisers.  Unfortunately, most fundraising professionals aren’t very good at this.  Between the time donors make their first gift and the second appeal arrives, two out of three donors have decided not to give again.  This is…

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