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Campaining for Planned Gifts

Posted August 1st, 2009

Katrina Bowers is Director of Development at the College of Family and Consumer Services at the University of Georgia. Inspired by the success of the university’s campaign, Ms. Bowers initiated a specialized campaign with an ambitious goal—to obtain 100 new planned gift commitments benefiting her college in just two years. Here she shares with Give …Read More

Behind Closed Doors: The Rise of Anonymous and Private Giving

Posted August 1st, 2009

by Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. Numerous recent reports in both the popular and industry presses have called attention to the rapid growth of both the number and dollar amount of anonymous and private giving to America’s nonprofits.1 In one of the more noteworthy instances, an anonymous donor or group of donors recently gave a total …Read More

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