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Taking Things For Grant-ed

If there is one word that strikes fear and dread into the heart of anyone working in the arts it is ‘funding’. It’s a word that can encompass both infinite possibilities and the absolute desolation of a project. 1,931 more words

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Tips of the Trade: In-Kind Donation Hunts

In every company or organization, funding is one of the of the biggest parts of smooth operations, especially in non-profits. They depend on fundraisers, donors, and sponsors in order to function. 900 more words

Event Planning

Corporate philanthropy - is this a thing? What are we asking our corporate partners for?

Per the recent Giving USA Report, corporate philanthropy continues to stagnate.

Total giving in 2013 in the US was $335.17 billion to charity. Don’t get too excited – it’s barely keeping pace with inflation as a percentage of GDP.   437 more words

Corporate Social Responsibility

Never enough

Have we stunted this feeling of “enough” in charities because they don’t know how to say thanks for the donations and sponsorships given to them?  20 more words

Is there a down side?

I think the most beautiful version of “selfish” is wanting that feeling of helping someone by our generosity. 

A lot of people feel sheepish and guilty because they derive satisfaction from giving because of the feeling it brings back to them. 12 more words