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#GivingTuesday 2016: Better than Ever, but is a Plateau in Sight?

Written by Ross Kasper | Posted on Dec 08, 2016

2016 was another incredible year for nonprofits choosing to participate in #GivingTuesday. Ross Kasper is concerned it might be starting to show signs of slowing down.


This article originally appeared on ejewishphilanthropy.com.
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Four vehicles of philanthropy from the fundraising experts.

Four Important Philanthropic Vehicles

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Nov 15, 2016

Are you looking for new and creative ways to approach donors for gifts to your nonprofit? Remind your donors that there are plenty of great options to increase their philanthropic giving.

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Jewish major gifts and fundraising consulting firms.

2016 Major Gifts from Jewish Donors: Not Very Supportive of Jewish Organizations…Yet!

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Sep 15, 2016

Bob Evans dissects the current iteration of the Philanthropy.com Major Donors List to specifically look at what Jewish donors are doing with their dollars.


This article originally appeared on ejewishphilanthropy.com.


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#GivingTuesday: The Good, the Bad, and…the Monday Night Football?

Written by Ross Kasper | Posted on Sep 14, 2016

With the recent release of the brand new GivingTuesday.org, Ross Kasper thought it was an appropriate time to remind you that it really doesn’t matter whether or not you “believe” in #GivingTuesday – all nonprofits should be participating. 

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Reaching Diverse Audiences is Tougher than Ever so Let’s Get Creative!

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Sep 06, 2016

Are you sure that people are reading your emails and receiving your important messages and requests? Robert Evans contends that, in addition to expanding your horizons, it might be time to return to “Communications 101.”


This article originally appeared on ejewishphilanthropy.com.
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Fundraising Experts.

Four Don’ts When Asking for Campaign Gifts

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Aug 22, 2016

Asking prospects for a campaign gift can seem like a daunting task to some. Bob Evans goes over just a few things you should NOT do when fundraising for your nonprofit.

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Human Services Organizations Working to Overcome Major Challenges in Fundraising

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Aug 11, 2016

Human Services Organizations represent the largest percentage of all public charities (35.5%) – but they received only 11.7% of charitable giving in 2015, according to Giving USA.  The levels of sophistication in terms of successful fundraising vary widely . . . much to the chagrin of those who provide services or who support these causes.

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Morgan Stanley Nonprofit Roundtable in NYC

Date: Sep 21, 2016 | Time: 9/21/16 12:00 pm - 9/21/16 2:00 pm

Evans Consulting Group’s founder and president, Robert Evans, will be a featured speaker at an intimate nonprofit roundtable at Morgan Stanley in New York City – hosted by Christian Templeman.

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Robert Evans a Featured Speaker at Donor Perfect Community Network Conference

Date: Sep 19, 2016 | Time: 9/19/16 1:45 pm

Let’s take a closer look at Giving USA’s Annual Report on Philanthropy in America in 2015 and determine what the implications are for you and your organization.

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Nonprofit Research Collaborative fundraising experts.

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Survey: Election-Year Fundraising

Written by Ross Kasper | Posted on Aug 08, 2016

The Nonprofit Research Collaborative is gathering results nationally to get a more comprehensive image of the impact of local, state and national elections on charitable giving in 2016.

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