January 31, 2023
January 15, 2023

New Year’s Resolutions for U.S. Giving

New Year’s Resolutions for U.S. Philanthropy is fundraising veteran Jim Eskin’s take on what we can all do to improve our craft in 2023. This is the time of year for setting goals to improve the quality of our lives. Popular resolutions include losing weight, eating healthier or changing diet, getting fitter and exercising more, and spending more time with family, friends and loved ones. This is also an excellent time for essential sectors of […]
October 30, 2022

Jim Eskin Says, “Major Gifts Fundraising & Communications Are Seamless”

Jim Eskin Says, “Major Gifts Fundraising & Communications Are Seamless” is one veteran fundraiser’s take on the charitable marriage between the raising of money and public relations. After spending the first half of my career in communications and public relations and the second half in fundraising, I absolutely view the two disciplines as part of one seamless continuum. They are so connected you cannot pinpoint where one ends and the other begins. Knowing, Liking and […]
October 8, 2022

October is Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Ethics Month – Jim Eskin

October is Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Ethics Month is Jim Eskin’s take on AFP’s mission. Here’s what Eskin has to share: Every profession likes to claim ethics is essential to its success. But you can make an especially robust case that this is indeed the case in fundraising. What’s it take to be successful in fundraising? Strengths like persuasion, problem-solving and persistence come quickly to mind. But integrity is squarely at the top. October is […]
August 19, 2022

National Nonprofit Day: Celebrate Nonprofits on August 17th and Every Day

National Nonprofit Day: Celebrate Nonprofits on August 17th and Every Day There is a national day for just about everything. So, sandwiched between National Tell a Joke Day and National Fajita Day is an observance that merits being a forerunner of all days. August 17th is National Non-Profit Day. While many more people in our industry are familiar with National Philanthropy Day, few know about National Non-Profit Day. It shouldn’t be that way. On that […]