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“What a year this week has been.”

This is how a friend of mine described the experience of reuniting with his fiancé in Canada and then getting back to the U.S. as travel restrictions were being put into place, and it’s turning into a common phrase in our new Covid-19 era.

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Feeling Unprepared for Your Capital Campaign?

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

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Bob Carter Honored for Lifetime Service to the Profession

(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.

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Deep Roots In Philanthropy

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

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Nonprofit Expert Bob Carter Shares His Tips For Choosing a Charity

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,

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There’s lots of chatter about fundraising in 2019:

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

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