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Cal Farley’s CEO Shares Lessons Learned Over Career Serving Families and Children

Posted September 1st, 2012

Dan Adams has been CEO of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Girlstown, U.S.A., one of the country’s largest privately funded child and family service providers, since 2005. Give & Take talked with him about his career, his role in fund development, why and what people give, and what gives him the most satisfaction in his …Read More

What to Do When the Donor Dies—Sticky Issues

Posted September 1st, 2012

In the last installment of this series, Sharpe Consultant Aviva Shiff Boedecker outlines some common problems that may be lurking beneath the surface of an estate gift and why your role as steward doesn’t end when the gift process is complete. Things do not always go smoothly in the estate settlement process. A variety of …Read More

Ready for the Holiday Giving Season?

Posted September 1st, 2012

Surveys and research by various organizations over the years indicate that Americans give most generously to their favorite charities during the final months of the year. Sources include studies by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Charity Navigator, Fidelity Charitable Fund and others. Collectively, this research shows that some three out of …Read More

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