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    HARVEST TIME

    Posted by Michele Goodrich on Sep. 26, 2016

    It’s harvest time in many parts of the country. Farmers and backyard gardeners are reaping the fruits of their labor.

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    Topics: End Of Year, Year-End Giving

    THE FOURTH QUARTER

    Posted by Jan Brogdon on Sep. 12, 2016

    If you know me, you know this is my favorite time of the year: FOOTBALL SEASON! Football is a game with four quarters. The fourth quarter can be a critical time in not only the game being played, but also sets the tone for future games yet to be played.

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    Topics: Volunteer Development, Endowment, Annual, Capital, Year-End Giving, Year-End

    NINE YEAR-END STRATEGIES

    Posted by Michele Goodrich on Dec. 8, 2014

    It is estimated that 30% of charitable contributions are made between Thanksgiving and Christmas and 10% of those are made in the last 48 hours of the year. With that being the case, it is not too late to capture a share of this year’s holiday generosity by launching a year-end fundraising effort!

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    Topics: Fundraising, Annual, Year-End Giving, Year-End

    THE IRS IS NOT A CHARITY

    Posted by Danny Maier on Nov. 28, 2014

    It’s beginning to look a lot like… end of season appeal time. Yes, December is the number one month for giving. I received five appeals this week: two from my universities, my daughter’s university (like the five-figure tuition is not enough!), and two others.

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    Topics: Annual, Year-End Giving, Direct Mail

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