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Unlocking Philanthropic
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Unlocking Philanthropic Potential: Avoiding Traps and Finding Opportunities in Structured Giving

Changing the Game
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Changing the Game: Transitioning from Transactional to Transformational

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Intentionality in Building a Diverse Culture of Philanthropy: Advancing Your Mission by Engaging Diverse Communities

Partnering on Performance
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Partnering on Performance: Providing Feedback and Setting Goals in 2020

Flywheel of Fear
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The Flywheel of Fear: Reducing Anxiety in our Work, Keeping Talented Staff, and Inspiring More Philanthropy for our Institutions

Building Teams
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Building Strong Teams: Communication and Engagement in a Virtual World

Making the Case for Advancement
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Making the Case for Advancement

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Beyond the Current Situation: Looking Ahead

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The Campaign for UC Davis—Breakthrough Discoveries

OSU Students
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Oregon State University—Students

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Texas Christian University—Student Scholarships

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Fostering Resilience: The Opportunity Ahead

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Lessons Learned in a Virtually-Integrated World

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Advancement Leadership in a Time of Crisis

Meaningful Engagement in Times of Crisis
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Meaningful Engagement in Difficult Times

Is Resilience More than Just the New Buzzword?
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Resilience—More Than Just a Buzzword

What is the Purpose of a Development Professionals Job
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What is the Purpose of the Development Professional’s Job?

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Exhibiting Emotional Intelligence Strengthens Development Leadership

Writing a Case Statement
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3 Ways to Incorporate Case Statements into Effective Donor Development Strategy

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12 Qualities of a Great Fundraiser

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Connecting the Dots—How Superstars Achieve Success

A Volatile Year in Philanthropy. $427.71B 2018 total contributions
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The 2019 Giving USA Infographic by Benefactor Group

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Making Metrics Matter

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Delivering More Meaningful ROPI

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Spring Clean Your Fundraising Efforts

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5 Actions Effective Leaders Take that Managers Don’t

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Nailed It…Failed It: Keys to Maintaining the Test Gift Success

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Leveraging the Front Porch of Your Institution

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Embracing Vulnerability

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Diagnosing Philanthropy

10 Things I Wish I Had Known 200219
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10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a Frontline Fundraiser

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Perspectives on Major Giving in the UK

Effective Training Requires 200219
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Effective Training Requires Reinforcement and Practice

3 Lessons in Development Leadership
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3 Lessons in Development Leadership

Your success is critical to their success.
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Advancing Student Affairs

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Development Skills for Medical Science Researchers

3 Major Stewardship 200211
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3 Major Stewardship Opportunities You May Be Missing

GDPR and Donor Engagement
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Donor Engagement

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Heirloom Philanthropy

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Helping Donors Raise Their Sights

6 Key Factors
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6 Key Factors That Determine Success in Healthcare Philanthropy Webinar

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The 2018 Giving USA Infographic by Benefactor Group

Speaking to the Importance of the Arts
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Speaking to the Importance of the Arts

Can Introverts Thrive as Fundraisers
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Can Introverts Thrive as Fundraisers?

HPLE: Strategic Relationship Cultivation
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Healthcare Philanthropy Leadership Essentials: Strategic Relationship Cultivation

Watch Your Words
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Watch Your Words

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Turning a One-Time Gift into Lifelong Commitment

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Healthcare Philanthropy Leadership Essentials: Trust-Based Engagement

Living Trust & Estate Planning
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Tax Reform and Giving Webinar

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Making the Most of March Madness

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Healthcare Philanthropy Leadership Essentials: Professional Confidence with Personal Humility

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Engaged Leaders, Improved Outcomes Webinar

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Healthcare Philanthropy Leadership Essentials: Disciplined Attention to Communications

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Olympic Inspiration: Maximize the Impact of Your Athletics Fundraising

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Measuring, Tracking, and Managing What’s Meaningful Webinar

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Are You Measuring What’s Truly Meaningful? 5 Factors You Should Be Tracking

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Leading By Example: The Power of a Fundraiser Who Gives

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Meaningful Gifts—A Holiday Message

Meaningful Stewardship: The Gift of Experience
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Meaningful Stewardship: The Gift of Experience

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The Power of the Pause: Using Silence in Donor Conversations

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The Ask Isn’t the End: A Journey of Meaningful Giving

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Insider Insight into Effective Needs Assessments

Well, now we know what not to do.
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How to Drive Away Your Best Donors

Everything is hard before it is easy
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Whose Personality is Best for Fundraising?

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Why Development Professionals Need Professional Development

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Has Your Pipeline Run Dry? 3 Ways to Channel Annual Donors into Your Portfolio

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6 Facts You Should Know About Blended Learning

Managing Up
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Managing Up: How to Get Your Clinicians to Embrace Fundraising

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A Seven-Day Cleanse to Refresh Your Perspective

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Campaign Events—A New Approach

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The Future of Development Training: Is Your Organization Ready?

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4 Surprising Ways to Coach Your Team to Better Performance

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3 Reasons Why You Should Focus on Student Affairs

3 Points You Should Know About Planned Giving
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3 Points You Should Know about Planned Giving

What are they going to do to my patient?
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Capturing Physician Referrals in The Raiser’s Edge® Webinar

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How Technology Can Improve Your Referral-Based Philanthropy Program

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May Day: A Tradition of Anonymous Giving

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Academic Insight #5: Demystifying “The Ask” for Deans

What are they going to do to my patient?
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Capturing Physician Referrals in The Raiser’s Edge

The Platinum Rule
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The Platinum Rule: A Development Professional’s Guide to Success

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How to Overcome 4 Ask Challenges

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Video as an Engagement & Stewardship Strategy Webinar

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4 Opportunities Student Affairs Leaders May Be Missing

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How to Control the Madness This March

The importance of philanthropy at University of Vermont Medical Center
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University of Vermont — Introduction to Philanthropy

Your Support Needed
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Why Needy Organizations Need to Change Their Perspective

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Managing Up: How to Get Your Board to Embrace Fundraising

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Can I Accept This? Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Development

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3 Tips to Beat Burnout

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Why You Should Become a Professional Fundraiser

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The Academic Leader’s Guide to Fundraising e-Book

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The Gift of Giving

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Finding Meaning in Medical Philanthropy

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Are Your Donors Being Poached?

#GivingTuesday: 4 Ways to Further Engage Donors
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#GivingTuesday: 4 Ways to Further Engage Donors

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Game and Puzzle Week: Putting the “Fun” in Fundamental Training

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Why You Can’t Survive Without Stewardship

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Behind the Mask

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Generational Differences in Giving: Engaging Generation X

International Fundraising Success
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5 Tips for International Fundraising Success

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Back to Basics

Inspiring Support for Scientific Research
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Inspiring Support for Research

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Women’s Equality Day and the Power of Unity

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Refresh Your Focus: Identifying What is Within Your Control

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The Back-to-School Connection

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How to Get a Meeting with a New Potential Donor

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4 Tips for Writing Emails that Get Replies

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Q&A: William Whipple on the Joy of Giving and the Role of the Fundraiser

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10 Fundraising Concepts New Presidents Should Know

10 Ways to Make 10 Minutes Count
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10 Ways to Make 10 Minutes Count

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3 Attributes of Medical Development Stars

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Is It Time to Redesign the Seats on the Bus?

Collaboration
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The Importance of Collaboration in Development

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Help Wanted: Succeeding in Major Gift Fundraising

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Stewardship Superstitions

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An Experiential Learning Game and Business Case Simulation

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Overcoming Barriers to Physician Engagement

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Unlocking Executive Suite Engagement

The Superpowers of Observation 200211
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The Superpowers of Observation: How They Help a Successful Fundraising Professional

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7 Ways to Identify High-Potential Development Professionals

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5 Videos Every Advancement Website Must Have: Using Video to Inspire Philanthropy

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Making the Ask and Demystifying the Process

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5 Steps to Growing Your Own Talent

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The Real Story Behind Storytelling

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5 Secrets to Success: Working with Researchers

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Achieve Your Digital Signage Goals

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The Joy of Discovery Visits

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Learning to Love Silence

Time and Training
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Time and Training: 2 Keys to Sustained Fundraising Success

8 Ways to Make Your Job The Best 200204
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8 Ways to Make Your Job the Best on Campus

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4 Phases for Assessing Your Training Needs

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Training Needs Analysis Checklist

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Daylight Saving Time: 4 Steps to Evaluating Your Priorities

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Gift Officer Tenure Increased Through Engagement

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Young Team Members

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Ethics Statement Sample

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More Than Transactional: Finding Passion in Athletic Fundraising

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Acme University Organisation Update

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Competency Reference and Assessment Tool

Maximizing Your Conference 200206
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Maximizing Your Conference Experience

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Maximizing Your Conference Experience Checklist

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Northwestern Metrics Webinar

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How to Get Your Dean Involved in Fundraising

Strategies for Faculty Engagement
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Strategies for Faculty Engagement

Time A Major Gift 200207
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Time: A Major Gift Officer’s Most Valuable Asset

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A New Guide for Working Relationships

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High Extroversion—The People’s People-Person

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High Pace/Patience—The Gracious Giver

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High Conformity—The Detailed Donor

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High Dominance—The Direct Decision Maker

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An Entirely New Approach to Performance Metrics

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Trends Affecting Healthcare Philanthropy: Donors are Searching for Deeper Meaning

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4 Ways Bold Vision Drives Donor Development

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Trends Affecting Healthcare Philanthropy: The Changing Definition of Engagement

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5 Fool-Proof Ways to Promote Philanthropy

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Generational Differences in Giving: Engaging Baby Boomers

5 Fundraising Practices of Successful Deans
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5 Fundraising Practices of Successful Deans and Academic Leaders

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Luck is Good; Strategy is Better

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A Life Saved: The Impact of Grateful Patient Engagement

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Beyond Stewardship Infographic

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Featured Organization: University of Montana

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Generational Differences in Giving: Engaging Millennials

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Donor Recognition: …and the Award Goes to…

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The Rise of Donor Advised-Funds

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Share Your Important Vision

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Engaging the Whole Family in Philanthropy

Top 4 Thank You Ideas
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Top 4 Thank You Ideas for Exceptional Donor Stewardship

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The Hunt for Meaning

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Meaningful Philanthropy

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Too Soon? It’s About the Timing

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From the Donor to the Development Professional: Hope and Healing

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In Search of Philanthropic Passion

Blinded in Donor Engagement 200205
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Blinded in Donor Engagement? Build a Strategy Team!

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Thank You: Appreciating the Sacrifice

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20 Ways To Use Your Donor Video Stories

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One Couple’s Commitment to Giving Back Guides a Lifetime of Philanthropy

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Spring Break: Planning Ahead

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Chronicles in Philanthropy: Some Groups Don’t Want Fundraisers Enlisting Staff Help

Enough Already 200206
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Enough Already

No Regrets! 200206
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No Regrets! Is Donor Remorse Happening to You?

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Impact of Philanthropy Sample