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Women’s Philanthropy: 12 Key Insights

12 Insights into Women’s Philanthropy

by Angela E. White, CFRE, Senior Consultant and CEO, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates

[Excerpt: Helpful tips to engage women in support of your nonprofit]

I often speak passionately about the importance of broadening our philanthropic initiatives to include women philanthropists and I’d like to share with you what I think are some very important insights into Women’s Philanthropy.

Over the years, my colleagues and I at Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates have developed significant expertise in Women’s Philanthropy issues through our work with the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in addition to our extensive work with clients.

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By chris

Turning Events Attendees and Volunteers into Major Donors: 8 Strategies

In the first place, planning and pulling off a successful fundraising event is challenging for all nonprofits, regardless of size or status.

But for those nonprofits who are looking to procure major gifts from their event attendees and volunteers, the process can be even more involved.

That’s precisely why we’ve compiled 8 of the top strategies for identifying prospects and cultivating major gifts from your event attendees.

If you’re curious about the specific tactics we’ll be exploring, you can go ahead and check out this short table of contents:

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7 things you may not have known about charitable giving

Nonprofits are in the game of giving, and when it comes to keeping your game sharp and strong, you’ll need to know all the charitable giving ins-and-outs.

The good news is that, according to a Giving USA report, 2015 was the most charitable year for Americans. 

The public is ready to give, and you’ll want to use all the information you can to reap the rewards of these increasingly generous people.

But with tons of data available about charitable giving, the process can be overwhelming.

That’s why DonorSearch is bringing you 7 statistics that will help illuminate your understanding of charitable giving.

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DonorSearch crosses the 100 million mark

Here at DonorSearch, we’ve hit 100 million records! Yes, that’s right. Not 1 million, not 10 million, but 100 million records in our charitable giving database.

We are incredibly excited to have reached this milestone. But what’s great for us is also great for you — because this gargantuan amount of records means that our philanthropic databases are chock full of information that your nonprofit can use.

Want to know more as we celebrate this achievement?

Below are the key insights that we’ve gathered from our charitable giving database. To start out, check out our highest categories for annual reports:

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10 Insights into Women’s Philanthropy

I often speak passionately about the importance of broadening our philanthropic initiatives to include women philanthropists. I recently recorded a short video interview on the subject and would like to share with you what I think are some very important insights into Women’s Philanthropy.

Over the years, my colleagues and I at JGA have developed significant expertise in Women’s Philanthropy issues through our work with the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, my work with Women’s Fund of Central Indiana and previously as the VP of Institutional Advancement for Saint Mary of the Woods College, in addition to our extensive work with clients at JGA for the last 15 years.

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