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October 21, 2020

Today’s Talk with Andrea Kihlstedt

This week, Randy got to sit down with the lovely Andrea Kihlstedt to talk about capital campaigns. Andrea Kihlstedt is co-founder of the Capital Campaign Toolkit and has been guiding successful capital campaigns for over 30 years. Andrea has been involved with capital campaigns for her entire career, and she’s still passionate about them. She talked about how capital campaigns are great because they have such a large impact, and you’re able to do them […]
October 16, 2020

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations are often pressed to do more with less. Your staff is expected to be more efficient, your organization more productive, and your mission more manageable all while your piggy bank is light. Actually, 18% of nonprofits cite having a small staff (or staff transitions) as the greatest challenge they encounter.  While it’s always important to expand your staff when necessary, there are also opportunities for you to help current employees become more efficient. […]
October 15, 2020

Influencer Interview: Lisa Chimola

This week, our very own Randy Hawthorne got to sit down with Lisa Chimola, a fablanthropy expert, who specializes in working with nonprofits to hone their gift planning skills. Lisa is the chief fablanthropist for Fablanthropy, helping nonprofits reach the intersection of fabulous and philanthropy. As she talked with Randy, she discussed a few reservations donors might have to set up planned giving.  She said donors tend to be hesitant when talking about planned giving […]
October 9, 2020

A Recap of Cause Camp 2020 – Celebrate Your Smaller Donors

Cause Camp 2020 is officially in the books! Nonprofit professionals from all over the country tuned in for two full days of premium education, inspiration, and connection. Our team owes a big ‘thank you’ to our Cause Camp host, Julia Campbell, who gracefully led us through both days of programming. The Ameritas Inspire Series honored those in the nonprofit industry who have made a difference in their community. For our third year of this series, […]