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Ruzanna Tantushyan

We would be surprised if you haven’t already poured a bucket of ice over your head, in support of ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has not only raised awareness about the disease and funds for the cause but is also prompting many nonprofits to ask the question “how do we do this too?”

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The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and Campbell & Company released the findings of a joint global survey focused on development and alumni relations professionals at higher education institutions of every type to gather perspectives and best practices on a critical but often neglected area: student philanthropy. 

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The issue of shorter tenures among chief development officers (CDOs) has become a national discussion. Recent studies show that tenures for chief development officers are becoming notably shorter.  A nationwide survey conducted in 2012 by Campbell & Company, a nonprofit consulting and executive search firm for nonprofits suggests that the retention rate for CDOs is now around one to two years. Overwhelmingly, CDOs (75%) and CEOs (61%) cited “unrealistic expectations” as the driving factor behind CDO turnover. 

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Campbell & Company recently completed a series of qualitative conversations with eight  federated nonprofit organizations, seeking to better understand the fundraising relationships between these entities’ national and local arms, as well as the opportunities and pitfalls inherent in a federated structure.

Fundraising Tips, Campbell & Company Research Findings

Increasingly your association members are interacting internationally, either in person, through email exchanges, or over the phone. Shouldn’t your organization be part of the conversation? A Campbell & Company webinar drove home the idea that global positioning could be part of your long-term strategy, not only to enhance your visibility and influence within your industry but also to expand your membership as well as increased philanthropic income and corporate sponsorship.

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