January 11, 2016 (Chicago, IL) – In 2015, nearly half (46 percent) of nonprofit organizations reported to be currently involved in a campaign, either capital, endowment, comprehensive, or special campaigns, according to a recent report released by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative (NRC). In this study, The Special Report on Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns, the NRC surveyed over 1,071 organizations during the summer of 2015 and assessed their involvement in fundraising vehicles such as capital, endowment, comprehensive, or special campaigns. The report also provides insight regarding overall charitable receipts in early 2015 including regional, sector, and organizational size comparisons.
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Chicago, IL (December 3, 2015) – Earlier this week, #GivingTuesday once again reached record levels, raising a total of $116.7 million dollars, an increase of 155 percent compared to last year’s total funds raised, according to #GivingTuesday’s reported 2015 results. This year, 698,961 donors participated in the movement, making 1.08 million gifts worldwide, and garnering over 114 billion impressions on Twitter. Since its inception in 2012, the movement has surpassed the previous year’s record-level achievements, which points to a continuing trend in philanthropy: Americans are giving more money to nonprofits.
Indianapolis, IN (October 29, 2015) – It was a night filled with excitement and honor, as our very own Edith Falk, Co-Founder, former Chair and CEO of Campbell & Company, was awarded the 2015 Henry A. Rosso Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fundraising award last Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the Rosso Medal dinner. The award recognizes Edith’s 40 years of experience in institutional advancement and her continuous dedication to providing organizations with the highest quality of service. “All of our colleagues at Campbell & Company are proud of Edith and the contributions she has made to our field. The Rosso Award is a testament to Edith’s commitment to the profession and the impact she has made on the firm. Her exemplary service to the nonprofit community and exceptional leadership has instilled an intrinsic dedication to ethics in the services we bring our clients,” said Peter Fissinger, President and CEO of Campbell & Company, who also attended the event.
Earlier this year, Melissa Berliner and Kelly Short were promoted to the position of Vice President. Each is known for her tremendous experience in helping nonprofits achieve their goals and for her integral role in furthering Campbell & Company’s success.“Melissa and Kelly possess a wealth of knowledge and a wide array of experience that has provided our clients with the highest quality of service. Their analytical and strategic perspectives have contributed to the growth of our firm, and we know that they will continue to further our footprint while providing our clients with extraordinary work,” said President and CEO, Peter Fissinger. To learn more about their new roles, we recently sat down with Melissa and Kelly, who told us more about their positions, their careers, and their future goals.