Recent articles, event information, client updates, and general musings, written mostly by our staff.
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Posted September 27, 2019
Our staff recently came together to discuss how we build trust – with our clients and with each other.
Posted September 3, 2019
Read our latest client news and discover the topics we’re currently thinking about, from strategic planning to board member roles and responsibilities.
Posted August 26, 2019
Several of our team members recently celebrated milestone work anniversaries. Learn why they have committed to Development Guild over the years.
Posted August 15, 2019 by Bill Weber
How does the analogy “fixing the plane while flying it” apply to your nonprofit’s strategic planning efforts? Click to find out!
Posted August 8, 2019 by Suzanne Battit
Is it time to review the health of your board? Or are you yourself considering pursuing a board member role? If so, keep in mind these 5 core responsibilities for all nonprofit board members!
Posted August 1, 2019 by Kieran McTague
Our Senior Vice President Kieran McTague reflects on the recent decline in individual giving as well as strategies small shop nonprofits can employ to grow corporate and foundation giving.
Posted July 11, 2019
Looking for summer plans? Check out the interesting and varied programming our clients have to offer!
Posted July 1, 2019
Our clients share their book recommendations for the summer!
Posted June 20, 2019
It’s been 8 years since Jenn Musso was a DG employee; click to discover what she’s been up to since then!
Posted June 14, 2019
Discover the topics top of mind for staff – from the role of data in donor communications to what campaign success should really look like – and news regarding our current executive search and fundraising clients.
Posted June 6, 2019
DonorsChoose.org is the leading platform for giving to public schools. Discover how the organization uses data to inform their decision-making, understand the marketplace, and engage donors.
Posted May 30, 2019
The most successful campaigns go beyond just raising dollars. Discover how a campaign can result in multiple positive outcomes if the nonprofit thinks holistically about their campaign.
Posted May 20, 2019
We spoke with Susan Murray, National Director of Development at Year Up, about how her role and the organization has changed since she joined in 2011 – and what’s on the horizon.
Posted May 10, 2019
Discover how the 92nd Street Y uses data, marketing automation, and machine learning to enhance the organization’s programming, fundraising, and audience engagement.