Post Tagged with: "development"

FLiPping Pages: Harvey McKinnon Book Review

The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks and the Answers All Donors Crave: How You Can Inspire Someone to Give Generously, By Harvey McKinnon The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks and the Answers All Donors Crave proves that you should never judge a book by its cover, or its title. Harvey McKinnon’s newest book may come […]

The Three C’s: Cash, Capacity Building and Connections

Giving Circles have been the topic of late on FLiP and we’re delighted to find another FLiP who is involved in one–this time in New York City. Our friend Maya Iwata, Philanthropic Partnerships Officer at The Women’s Media Center, is also a founding member of the New York City Venture Philanthropy Fund (VPF) which gave […]

Growing a Profession By Erin Hall – Westfall & Naomi Marshall

Our old friends Academic Impressions, and the University of Michigan are joining forces for an event coming up on December 3rd and 4th in Atlanta, Georgia.  The event is for leaders in education development who wish to create a program that mimics the University of Michigan’s Development Summer Internship Program. In advance of the event, […]

Fundraising in a Small Town: Sarasota, FL

FLiP community, I want to introduce you to our newest guest author – Holly Lillis. Holly is a fundraising professional in Sarasota, FL. Holly, an employee of Changing Our World, Inc. asked me if she can stand up for the people across the country who can’t necessarily make it to FLiP events. How does she […]

Meet Craig Teal

Craig Teal, fresh from college, landed a job as a Development Administrative Assistant at one of my favorite foundations. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History – yes, I’m a dork, I like American History Foundations. A lot of Gilder Lehrman’s work is done via the internet, and as such I think their online giving […]

Meet Elizabeth R. Miller

We first met Elizabeth Miller after her great post on Richard Marker’s Blog: Wise Philanthropy. Elizabeth is a Program Associate at The Overbrook Foundation, located in New York City. You’ll see a lot of more of Elizabeth in the next few months, as we’ve asked her to tell us, through a series of posts, what […]

Meet Elizabeth Goldberg

Meet Elizabeth Goldberg, a DC FLiP who practices philanthropy in both her career and her volunteer experiences.  As someone who sees both sides of the donation, Elizabeth talks about her experiences with the Master Chorale of Washington, the Epilepsy Foundation of America, and how life and education have prepared her for where she is today. […]

Meet Nina Sharma West

The Advertising Council’s reach is proven by the general population’s familiarity with its one liners that send a message, e.g. “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk,” “A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” “Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires” A private, nonprofit organization, the Ad Council is unique. There is not a singular “tug-at-the-heartstrings” […]

Meet Jillian Nebenfuhr-Marcussen

External Affairs Coordinator Fels Institute of Government University of Pennsylvania Future Leaders in Philanthropy: Let’s start with the basics.  Where are you from, where did you go to school, and what was your major? Jillian Nebenfuhr-Marcussen: I am originally from the New York/New Jersey area, and received my Bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University in International Relations/Political […]

From the Ground Up: Building a Development Office

You’ve finally started that nonprofit you have been dreaming about, but how are you going to sustain the organization? While you may have a few initial donors who are willing to help get your organization off the ground, their funds will only last so long. That is why it is essential to create a development […]