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Important Dates for 2021 Year-End Fundraising

Posted September 22nd, 2021

Given the importance of year-end giving, several national events have been established to help nonprofits promote fundraising. These campaigns may help bring extra awareness to your fundraising programs. National Estate Planning Awareness Week: Oct. 18-24, 2021. This week offers an opportunity to partner with estate planners in your area to educate your donors about charitable …Read More

The New Tax Economics of Charitable Giving?

Posted September 22nd, 2021

By Professor Christopher Woehrle, JD, LLM Critics of the estate tax describe it as “taxation without respiration.” The proposal from the Biden Administration to tax unrealized gains at death might be called “recognition of income without the realization event.” Furthermore, transfers to noncharitable donees during lifetime will generate income taxation to the donor. The amount …Read More

Why and How To Use Donor Data

Posted September 21st, 2021

As a fundraiser, your most precious and important asset is your donor data. Understanding how to best use it is another matter. It is extremely important to segment your donors into groupings based on your charity’s priorities of fundraising. Sharpe uses the donor matrix shown below to help charities with their planning, budgeting, resource allocations …Read More

The End Is Near!! A Message From Our CEO

Posted September 21st, 2021

These words can be said with either hope or dread, but for fundraising folks, this is a phrase uttered year after year in September. The often frantic push to connect with donors with the capacity to make a large gift or include a charity in their estate plan often becomes the traditional focus of most …Read More

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