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News You Can Use Issue 114/June 2012 Upcoming: Special Report, Forum(s) Giving USA: The Numbers for 2011 U. S. Trust, JB&A and Nonprofit Connect to present High Net Worth Philanthropy Study along with Giving USA on June 26. This coming Tuesday, June 19 Giving USA Foundation, www.givingusa.org will release its annual report of charitable giving in the United States for 2011. Nonprofit…

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News You Can Use Issue 126/June 2013   Charitable Donations Grew in 2012Third Straight Year of GainsContributions Reach $316.23 billion from American Individuals, Corporations and Foundations   Editor’s Note:  If you live in the Greater Kansas City, Missouri region, please join Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc., U. S. Trust and Nonprofit Connect on Friday, June 28, at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation…

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News You Can Use Issue 123/March 2013 Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation Board Meeting, Spring 2013 by Jeffrey D. ByrnePresident + CEO Last week at the Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation Spring Board meeting (the publisher of the Giving USA annual report on philanthropic giving) where I am a Board member, we had the pleasure to engage with Dr. Una…

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News You Can Use Issue 131/November 2013        Tuesday, December 3, 2013 “The end of the year is a powerful time for nonprofits, a time of tremendous energy and momentum. Nonprofit professionals understand and appreciate the potential for their organizations in year-end giving,” says Jeffrey Byrne, President + Founder of Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc. “#GivingTuesday harnesses the power…

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News You Can Use Issue 130/October 2013 “I’ll need to check with my financial advisor about that.” Jeffrey D. ByrnePresident + CEO Hasn’t every fundraiser or CEO heard this response when soliciting a prospective donor for a major gift?  “Let me check with my financial advisor about that $50,000 pledge you requested.” That normally sends chills up and down the spines…

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News You Can Use Issue 120/December 2012   A Year-End Note   by Jeffrey D. ByrnePresident & CEO  As Nonprofit Executives and Development Professionals you are called on to juggle multiple issues all the time within your nonprofit organizations. Additionally, you have to keep abreast of what happens around your local communities, regionally and around the globe. Just think about a…

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News You Can Use Issue 110/February 2012 Campaigns Are Going Over Goal… Really! By Judy Keller, CFRESenior Vice President    If you pay attention only to some of the doom and gloom still present in the media about fundraising’s incredibly slow recovery, you may find it hard to believe, but campaigns today are not only succeeding, they going over goal in the face…

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News You Can Use Newsletter July 2014 The Benefits of Planned Giving John F. MarshallSenior Vice President  I began my fundraising career way back in 1976 when I joined the development department in New York City, one of the largest Salvation Army departments in the country, if not the world. I was young and lacking any previous development experience, and…

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News You Can Use Newsletter June 2014 Charitable Donations Grew Again in 2013 Fourth Straight Year of Gains Contributions Reach $335.17 billion from American Individuals, Estates, Foundations and Corporations    Editor’s Note:  If you live in the Greater Kansas City, Missouri area, please join Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc., U. S. Trust and Nonprofit Connect this Thursday, June 19, at…

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News You Can Use Issue 113/May 2012 Getting Your Board Onboard   Judy Keller Senior Vice President   Editors note: Jeffrey Byrne & Associates, Inc. is a member of The Giving Institute (a member of the Nonprofit Research Collaborative) and a contributor to the annual Giving USA Report which is researched and written by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University….

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