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Open Position: Director of Development and Stewardship at Porter County Community Foundation [Apply by April 28]

Porter County Community Foundation Seeks Director of Development. Working with the President, Board of Directors and staff, the Director of Development and Stewardship shall provide direction for the Foundation’s relationship-based fundraising programs including sources of annual operating support, major and planned gifts, giving circles and special events…

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THE DONOR NEXT DOOR: Identifying and Cultivating Your Most Overlooked Revenue Source

While many of us spend 80% or more of our time cultivating the top one-third of our donor database, we know this exact same group is being tapped by the majority of nonprofits around us. So why do we keep competing for the usual suspects?

Read on for more information and RSVP by May 17…

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What Giving USA tells us about financial nest eggs and baskets

Although March is still roaring like a lion in some parts of the county, the calendar says we’re on the verge of spring… so it seems like an appropriate time to talk about nest eggs and baskets.

We’re referring, of course, to your nonprofit’s finances.

The inspiration (and source of data) for this conversation is the report Giving USA Philanthropy Spotlight: Benchmarking Giving to Human Services, released late last year…

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Nonprofit Feasibility Studies: 9 Tips to Maximize Results

When your nonprofit proposes a new project, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. Before you move forward, however, it’s important to determine whether the project is really in your organization’s best interests.

That’s where feasibility studies come in.

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7 Steps to Hiring a Capital Campaign Consultant (That Actually Work!)

Your organization has determined that a capital campaign is in its future. And you know you can’t do it alone.

A capital campaign consultant can help your nonprofit plan and execute a capital campaign. With their expertise and insight, a consultant can be an incredible asset to your team.

With this article, we’ll help you hire the right partner to assist with your campaign from start to finish!

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Fundraising Consultant Fees & Costs: What You Need to Know

A fundraising consultant can be an enormous asset to a nonprofit, but, like almost all good things, consultants come with a cost.

Don’t let costs deter you! A fundraising consultant who truly fits your nonprofit will be priceless. In fact, building a strong relationship with a fundraising consultant can set up your nonprofit for long-term success that goes beyond the scope of your contract.

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Movin’ on up…

We’re pleased to announce that Kate Smith, CFRM, CNEL, has been promoted to director at Aly Sterling Philanthropy. Since joining ASP in December 2012, Kate has grown into a proven leader who oversees our strategic planning and executive search service lines. And we know her clients agree: they continuously…

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