Posts Tagged ‘Charitable Giving’

Outomes Webcast: Charitable Giving Strengthening in Post-Covid Recovery

Advancing Christian Ministries as Charitable Giving Strengthens in Post-COVID Recovery In a  2020 major donor giving study conducted by Dickerson Bakker,  Charitable Giving in the Wake of COVID, it was reported that 85% of mid-level and major donors were intending to give the same or more to charities that year, despite the challenges related to…

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Dramatic Changes in How Donors Give By Ray Gary

 Growing a Connected Giving Experience There has been dramatic changes in consumer behaviors. The marketplace today looks strikingly different than it did even ten years ago. The way people interact with the businesses they patron has fundamentally changed. Today, groceries are ordered online, movies, music, and television stream direct to our devices, and we pay…

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Financial Reflections and Resolutions By Winters Richwine

Financial Reflections and Resolutions At Cornerstone Management, we recommend 2020 reflections and 2021 resolutions for ministries to help you start the year well.  These recommendations incorporate lessons learned during 2020 and our views for 2021.  We hope these insights help place your organization on firm financial footing going forward. REFLECTIONS 2020 While difficult for many,…

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Job Title and Charitable Giving By John Curtis

Don’t think Your job title can hurt charitable giving?  Russell James, Ph.D. at Texas Tech University has recently completed the first-ever study of the Effectiveness of Fundraiser Job Titles. His findings should give any Christian organization’s Development or Advancement staff reason to pause and, perhaps, move away from organization-centered titles to more donor-focused titles… his…

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Charitable Giving By Dr. Gary Hoag

Charitable Giving at Year-End Since the signing of the War Revenue Act of 1917 – exactly 100 years ago – Americans have used the provision in the income tax code known as the charitable gift deduction to maximize their contributions as a portion of income. This provision leads many people, especially those in higher tax…

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12 Workshops to Equip Financial Leaders

Christian Leadership Alliance has a rich history, and many dynamic leaders have invested in this organization through the years. The name has changed several times, but the dedication to providing Christian leaders with the best in educational resources has always been at the forefront of all we have done. It all began on March 20,…

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Washington Watch: Charitable Tax Policy Trends | An Interview by Laura Leonard

An Interview by Laura Leonard Outcomes recently spoke with Rhett Butler, director of government relations at Gammon & Grange Consulting, LLC (GGC). Butler has more than 18 years of government relations and federal government experience in Washington, D.C. What is the goal of the Faith & Giving Coalition, and how can Christian leaders engage? Ministries…

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Giving USA Report: 2012 Giving Mirrors Struggling Economy

 By Rick Dunham One of the things I have valued over my 35 year career in fundraising has been the critical insights on philanthropy that Giving USA provides.  For 57 years, Giving USA has been the gold standard of reports providing an annual, in-depth accounting of charitable giving in the United States. That’s why I’m…

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