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Get Outside, the Weather’s Great!

by: David Gee, Associate Vice President, HUB Philanthropic Solutions

Well, it certainly took its sweet time getting here, but summertime has finally arrived in the Chicago area. 638 more words

Good Development

People Support What They (are asked to) Help Create

by Michelle Jimenez, Senior Consultatnt, HUB Philanthropic Services

A few years ago, I worked with a well-meaning young woman at a client site.  This was a mid-sized organization, and her responsibilities included not only development, but also some marketing.  511 more words


Heart v. Fact

Too often in the nonprofit world, the heart leads and facts follow. Ask any professional funder how this evaluated. The answer: more and more, the heart is not enough. 228 more words

Donor Cultivation


At last, we are scheduled to have a June Meet & Greet Luncheon to get to know each other better. We have been working hard in organizing the details of the event and are very excited about having this time to listen to a great speaker.  262 more words

Planned Giving

Do Your Board Members Yelp For You?

by David Gee, Associate Vice President, NonProfit and Public Affairs Consulting

Its springtime, which means that “Event Season” is in full swing and – as nonprofit executives and development professionals – we’re all looking for ways to maximize the significant investment our organizations make in our annual events. 715 more words

Board Of Directors

April 11, 2015

This evening we got to spend some time with Charity, a lovely friend who I made years ago when she worked in the development department at Pacific Asia Museum – with Suzette (see April 8). 440 more words


Connections Versus Relationships - Donor Cultivation 101

I was in a meeting a few weeks ago with some colleagues that run a somewhat small nonprofit.  They were quite excited because they had just purchased an email list of a few thousand high net worth individuals.   490 more words

Nonprofit Strategy