July 19, 2020

“At their best, arts and culture organizations help us experience joy, connect with one another, celebrate our shared humanity, and reckon with difficult truths. The arts can create spaces for grieving — and for healing. Our communities will need all of that as we weat...

February 14, 2018

“Checkbook philanthropist” has become a pejorative, and that’s a shame. Simply writing checks to effective organizations doing important work can be an honorable approach to philanthropy and doesn’t have to be mindless, haphazard, or ineffectual. Checkbook philanthropy...

January 3, 2017

Over the past six years, the 28 organizations that adopted Benevon’s approach with Meyer support have raised $7.1 million from individual donors—much of it in the form of multi-year pledges. In simple terms, that represents a tenfold return on our investment of $650,00...

January 3, 2017

Many executives and boards, beleaguered by relentless pressure to raise money, have unrealistic expectations about what a development director can accomplish. The real keys to effective fundraising are the leadership, vision, and skill of the executive director; an eng...

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

Tags

Please reload

RSS Feed

©2017 by Rick Moyers