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A late bloomer in philanthropy

After spending decades watching her husband’s wealth grow, one widow intends to spend the rest of her life giving it… Read more

Three fundraising tips you can implement today

The following fundraising tips are compiled from Darian Rodriguez Heyman, ed. Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for… Read more

Ten desirable qualities of an enrollment director

1. Belief in and understanding of “the cause” • As a “face” of your organization, would represent the organization well… Read more

CEOs discuss development

It’s difficult to narrow down the single most important development role of a CEO, since the work of development is,… Read more

Fundraiser stands the test of time

In his various associations with faith-based nonprofits, AAI Principal Rich Gerig gets to hear firsthand about the ups and downs… Read more

Perspectives of major donors

At the 2011 Mennonite Foundation Development Conference, three donor couples shared perspectives of “dos and don’ts” of fundraising. Several are… Read more

Planned giving workshops

In the December 2010 issue of AAI E-news we included an article about benevolent care programs, with which retirement communities… Read more

Visioning vs. strategic planning

What is the difference between visioning and strategic planning? Visioning, while a critical first step, is only a part of… Read more