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Endowments & Foundations » Webinar: Take the Lead: Key Areas of Knowledge for Successful Non-Profit Leaders

September 14, 2017 | Governance

Having well-rounded, knowledgeable board and staff can give non-profits a crucial leg-up. Every organization is different, but we’ve identified four broad areas of expertise essential to achieving long-term success in the non-profit space. We discuss why these areas are important and key takeaways …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Increasing Donors and Dollars: Implementing a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Strategy

September 07, 2017 | Fundraising

People are three times more likely to donate when asked by a friend or colleague. Based on that statistic alone, it’s no wonder so many non-profit organizations have begun to incorporate peer-to-peer fundraising programs in their annual strategic development initiatives. Also known as …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Four Tips for an Effective Fundraising Database

June 22, 2017 | Fundraising

Donors play a very critical role in the livelihood of every non-profit organization. A significant challenge many non-profits face is how best to manage all of the details about their donors’ giving habits while maintaining all of the personal details that are needed to track successful …

Endowments & Foundations » Webinar: How to Find Income Opportunities in a Low Yield World

March 13, 2017 | Investment Management

Investment income can be an important tool for endowment and foundation portfolios. But in today’s low interest rate world, traditional income solutions may no longer fit the bill. In this webinar we explore opportunities for income in today’s environment, and how these solutions might fit within …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Finding Funding Sources for a Foundation Start-Up

February 27, 2017 | Fundraising

Recently our Endowment & Foundation Services team was asked how to go about finding funding sources for a newly created foundation. Sometimes a non-profit just needs to know where to look for funding opportunities and guidance on how to get the process started. Once the groundwork is laid for …

Nicholas Cintineo

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » How Trump’s Tax Proposals May Impact Non-Profits

February 01, 2017 | Tax Planning

Donors are driven by a variety of motivations when it comes to their charitable giving. Broadly speaking, we view these motivations as either having an emotional appeal (e.g., connections to people or groups, stories, feelings) or a financial appeal (e.g., tax savings, estate planning, personal …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » How to Increase Donations by Promoting Tax-Friendly Gifts

December 15, 2016 | Fundraising

As we enter the homestretch of 2016, many endowments and foundations are preparing their year-end fundraising campaigns or planning for next year’s strategies. The holiday season reminds us of year-end charitable gift giving, the time for donors to make their year-end contributions by December 31 …


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