What we’re talking about
What we’re talking about
Albert Einstein once said, “When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it’s only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it is two hours.” These days, I think lots of people are looking for a nice place to sit where they can
Established in 2009, the Esprit de Femme award is an annual acknowledgment of a person who has made exceptional efforts toward the advancement of women in Louisiana.
I attended a fundraising conference where a friend and fellow fundraising consultant presented a session on the 15 essentials to launch a capital campaign. The title made my heart skip a beat. Running a thriving fundraising program while trying to orchestrate a multi-million-dollar capital campaign can be so stressful. I had to learn more, so
(Arlington, Va.) Robert (Bob) Carter, CFRE, one of the world’s most respected and recognized voices in fundraising and philanthropy, is the recipient of the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Service presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The Chair’s Award is given to individuals for exceptional service to AFP, the fundraising profession and the philanthropic community.
Philanthropy is so deeply rooted for Bob Carter that his volunteerism and career have melded into a life devoted to helping charitable organizations worldwide. While his classmates at Johns Hopkins University were electing careers in medicine and on Wall Street. Carter began teaching British and American literature. He was drawn into fundraising-eventually for his alma
Beyond its award-winning beaches and abundant cultural attractions, Sarasota County has one more claim to fame. It’s overflowing with nonprofit organizations – 2,154 of them, according to the Florida Nonprofit Alliance- making it among the top two or three counties in the entire U.S. for the number of nonprofits per capita. That’s from Bob Carter,
I can?t resist putting my take on it. It?s a result of weathering 5 recessions etc. etc! Here goes: The best fundraisers will be successful if: They will use the tools available in technology with applied analytics and continue to develop strong relationships with top prospects for major and mega gifts. They will not spend
Twelve Days of Holiday Giving IdeasBob Carter, CFRE, Chairman There is almost no excuse today for people to not give in some way to help an important cause unless they are truly a Scrooge. Use these last days in 2019 wisely and you will truly know the joy of giving to others – making the
Eileen Toohey uses a winding career path to inspire the next generation of fundraisers From software and mainframe sales to major gift fundraising to international consulting; that seems to be a completely linear career path, doesn’t it? For Eileen Toohey, it was a professional journey that leveraged her talents and interests at every stage of