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With all the talk about new legislation to add restrictions to Donor Advised Funds, it’s great to know that there are some specific actions you can tak…
A new bill in Congress is picking up steam
Just when you think it can’t get any weirder in the world of fundraising, a whole bunch of things happened in the last few weeks that were, well, flabb…
As many of you know from my book and this blog, I have set up Donor Advised Fund (DAF) accounts for all my children. For my younger kids (age 14), the …
When I was researching my book, I interviewed many professionals who represented different segments of the nonprofit world. In doing so, I heard dozens…
This article is not about brushing your teeth and bathing (and washing your hands!). Although those are important, this is about email and marketing hy…
I’m a bit perplexed that I need to write this, but after three instances of the same problem in the last week, I have to share (hoping, of course, that…
What is there to say when a nonprofit acts like a desperado — throwing caution to the wind to try to squeeze some cash out of unsuspecting (or even sus…
Yesterday I was at a clothing store that I hadn’t visited in many months. In non-pandemic times, I would visit this store several times a year. Walking…
Several years ago, I was invited to a major donor event held by a major Jewish institution that I had supported (let’s call them “JI”). The event was r…