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How to Brand Your Nonprofit to Receive Major Gifts

With over 1.5 million nonprofits in the US and growing, one can say that without a strong, well-executed relationship strategy, the opportunity for your nonprofit to receive major gifts is limited, if not improbable. 593 more words

Planned Giving

Did you Hear That?

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

My hunch is that we have all experienced the not-so-appealing call from an aggressive telemarketer. You know the type, right?   503 more words


What Your Form 990 and Financial Statements Tell Major Gift Donors?

We spent our last two articles focusing on Form 990 requirements.  Now we turn our attention to Form 990 and Financial Statements as it relates to potential funding.  736 more words

Planned Giving

Thank you…Thank you…AND Thank you!


by Susanna Decker, Senior Consultant – HUB Philanthropic Solutions

THANK YOU…Two little words, less than 10 characters and less than 2 seconds of typing time makes the world of difference to any communication, any interaction. 459 more words


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


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