Recent articles, event information, client updates, and general musings, written mostly by our staff.
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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 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.
Posted May 2, 2019
Did you know that the more decisions you make, the worse you get at them? Discover strategies you can use to lessen the number of decisions you have to make and avoid decision fatigue.
Posted April 25, 2019 by Mary Plum
At our latest “Data + the Greater Good” Meetup, Gary Bagley, Executive Director of New York Cares, spoke about how the volunteer management organization uses data to recruit, retain, and engage their thousands of volunteers.
Posted April 18, 2019
In our latest update, we share some exciting internal news and current executive search and fundraising client news.
Posted April 11, 2019
Our colleague Suzanne Battit reflects on her time at the firm so far and what she’s looking forward to most in her new role as Principal.