While the principal focus of the Institute is to partner with organizations championing great missions, and to seek noteworthy advancement of noble causes, it will also endeavor to contribute to the body of knowledge guiding the principles and practices of professionals and volunteers across the nonprofit development arena. Members of the Institute’s coaching team, as well as students in philanthropy courses taught by our coaches, will provide both research and opinion pieces covering the broad range of topics concerning fundraising and comprehensive institutional advancement. Click on the titles below for the current offerings:
- Acting More Business-Like in Fundraising (Marv LeRoy)
- Counting DIPIs on the Way to Fundraising Success (Jim Eskin)
- The Real Money in Special Events (Marv LeRoy)
- People Give to People … Not to Institutions (Marv LeRoy)
- Turning the Pyramid on Its Point (Marv LeRoy)
- Stewardship Plan for the Smaller Nonprofit Shop (Marv LeRoy)
- Small Business Stress Testing and NFPs (Alex Nelson)
- New Years Resolutions for CEOs (Mike Buckley).
- Antioch College New England – Commencement Address (Patricia Wand)
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- Alumni Volunteering and Giving (Beth Smith).
- Course Syllabus – Philanthropy: Values, Expectations, and Degrees of Participation (Marv LeRoy).
Jim Eskin * San Antonio, TX
Jim has more than 30 years of leadership experience in institutional advancement, fundraising, public affairs, and communications. His consulting practice helps people and organizations with philanthropy, advocacy, and image so they can more effectively touch lives and improve the world. He welcomes the opportunity to hear about your funding and institutional advancement needs as a first step in designing a strategy and effective plan toward building a stronger future. We are thrilled to be able to share his monthly newsletters — Stratagems — with our friends and colleagues. Enjoy!