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A Retrospective on 25 years of Fundraising: So Many Changes!

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on May 17, 2016

The Evans Consulting Group was established in 1991. After 25 years in nonprofit fundraising, things have certainly changed!

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A Case Study: When Two Congregations Become One and a Bright Future Emerges

Written by Robert H. Isaacs | Posted on Apr 21, 2016

Though this was a thoughtful and difficult decision for the leadership of the two congregations, the harder work – that of integrating their members into one institution and beginning a new history together – represented the real challenge.

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Unbelievable Comments from Nonprofit Leaders…Sad but True! And Rude, Too!

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Mar 04, 2016

In my years working with nonprofit organizations across the country I have heard my share of unbelievable comments from lay leaders and nonprofit executives alike. I’ll tackle just a few and give some insights on how they should proceed.

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Matching Corporate Gift

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Feb 29, 2016

Are you reminding your donors about corporate matching gifts? While corporate philanthropy may be a fraction of what it should be, it is an arrow that all nonprofits should have in their quiver.

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The IRA Rollover Lives: Update on Government Actions Directly Related to Charitable Giving

Written by Robert H. Isaacs | Posted on Jan 19, 2016

As 2015 ended and our new year began, there were two actions by federal government agencies that will have a direct impact on charitable giving. The good news is that they will benefit both donors and nonprofit organizations.

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‘Good Housekeeping’: The Nonprofit Version

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Jan 18, 2016

Is your nonprofit reviewing its policies and by-laws every few years? Good nonprofit housekeeping is a crucial, and yet often overlooked, element to running a successful organization.

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How to Reevaluate Your Branding

Written by Guest Blogger - Todd Von Deak | Posted on Jan 13, 2016

Guest blogger Todd Von Deak presents a useful exercise to help nonprofits examine their brand and determine if any course corrections are needed.

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Retrospective of 2015: Our Top Six Picks!

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Jan 08, 2016

Robert Evans takes a look back at 6 blog posts from 2015 that set the tone for good behavior and good fundraising in 2016.


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How Environmental Nonprofits Can Increase Fundraising

Written by Guest Blogger - Casey Combs | Posted on Dec 15, 2015

Guest blogger (and our former intern) Casey Combs, is the Director of Development at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in Philadelphia. Casey stops by the blog to talk about the state of fundraising for environmental causes.

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Focusing on the Donor in Donor Advised Funds

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Dec 12, 2015

Robert Evans offers some advice for nonprofit leaders and donors regarding donor advised funds. One tip for fundraisers: Consider meeting with and wooing the advisers employed by donor advised funds. They might just steer a potential donor your way.


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