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Join us for Highest and Best: Three Key Practices to Engage Your Nonprofit Board

In this engaging half-day workshop, we’ll cover three key practices for deploying volunteer leaders and creating a healthy, engaged board.

WEDNESDAY | FEB. 7 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce
Brighton, Michigan

This workshop is ideal for board members and nonprofit staff leaders – attending together is highly recommended. Register now, space is limited!

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Three things to lift your nonprofit mission in good (tax) times and bad

The New Year is upon us and, as always, change is the only constant.

New tax laws have been enacted for 2018 that – according to media reports and other sources – have the potential of discouraging individuals from making billions of dollars-worth of charitable gifts to the nonprofit sector. If that were to happen, it would truly have an Armageddon-like effect on sector and, more importantly, our communities…

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Open Position: Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Lourdes University [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

Lourdes University Seeks Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The Vice President for Institutional Advancement serves as the chief advancement officer, responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program that includes donor identification and cultivation, major gifts, external relations, planned giving, and much more. Apply by end of day Friday, December 22, 2017.

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5 Expert Steps for a Nonprofit Executive Transition Plan

When a nonprofit loses their executive director, the transition can be tough to weather. So much of a nonprofit’s identity is wrapped up in how this leader is perceived by the public, as well as how they shape the organization’s culture internally. Without a strong,...

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Is American Generosity really on the decline?

Three tips for counteracting recent charitable headlines. You’ve probably seen these headlines recently:
Giving USA 2017: Total Charitable Donations Rise to New High of $390.05 Billion; How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit; and, American Generosity Declines in the 21st Century, Report Suggests

As you can see, the recent and somewhat contradictory charitable headlines can be confusing to all of us…

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You’re invited to HAPPY HOUR with Jen Pendleton and Sarah K. Nathan

AMERICAN GENEROSITY: In a special report (How America Gives) released in October 2017, the Chronicle of Philanthropy revealed that fewer Americans are reporting charitable giving on their tax returns.

Is it really on the decline or are nonprofits missing the boat?

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, for free cocktails a discussion of the report’s findings and what they mean for the Indianapolis nonprofit community. Jen Pendleton, vice president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy, and Sarah Nathan, associate director of public programs at The Fund Raising School, will lead the discussion.

Read on for more information and RSVP by Nov. 22…

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4 Ways to Get Better Information From Your Data

Sure, you’ve got data. Lots of data. Yet, somehow, the data aren’t working for you. You’re not getting the information you need to make good decisions. What’s the problem? Let’s look at one example: A circumscribed but potentially highly profitable way that nonprofits...

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5 Standout Strategies for Year-End Fundraising Success

The holidays can be an excruciating exciting time for fundraising professionals. While most people are winding down and getting ready for a nice long winter's nap, nonprofits are working like caffeinated elves to get donors' attentions before January 1st. To...

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Open Position: Executive Director at ProMedica [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

ProMedica Seeks Executive Director, Adrian and Tecumseh, MI. Apply by October 27, 2017. ProMedica seeks a motivational leader for its philanthropy team in Adrian and Tecumseh, Michigan. The executive director, with the help of the core philanthropy team, will help oversee foundation activity for ProMedica Bixby Hospital and the Herrick Hospital Foundation.

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Open Position: Regional Director of Development at ABLE [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

ABLE Seeks Regional Director of Development – The Regional Director of Development is responsible for the development and implementation of a development outreach plan for Toledo and selected regional markets. This includes annual campaign and event planning and execution, donor cultivation, volunteer engagement and community collaboration. [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]…

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