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Philanthropy is Business…and That’s OK

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As we close out another year with the turn of the calendar to January, many of us spend some time reflecting on the lessons learned over the past 12 months while setting organizational goals for the year ahead.  We need to take the time, not only to do this on a personal and organizational basis, but as a profession.  I…

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Moving the Needle: What Might Be Possible for Philanthropy in America?

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Leaders in the nonprofit and fundraising sector are gathering soon, through an effort spearheaded by The Giving Institute, to begin developing a plan to help increase charitable giving in America. American individuals, estates, foundations and corporations contributed an estimated $390.05 billion to U.S. charities in 2016, according to Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2016….

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Leadership is Fundraising, Says the Philanthropy Professor

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JB+A is pleased to share this blog from Dr. Amir Pasic, our friend and colleague.  Dr. Pasic, the Eugene R. Tempel Dean and Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, joined us in Kansas City on September 14 for a special presentation on the value of research and how it informs leadership and fundraising success….

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Summer + Planning = #GivingTuesday Fundraising Success

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Katie Lord, Vice President It’s officially summer and you know what that means: “special summer deal” ads are bombarding us on TV and reminders that it’s time to start thinking about the year-end holidays are already starting to pop up on social media.  As consumers, we either love or loathe these very early reminders of the impending holiday season; for nonprofits,…

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JB+A Client Successes

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Wonderscope Children’s Museum Welcomes New Leader JB+A is pleased to announce, that after a search conducted by our firm, Ms. Roxane Hill has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Wonderscope Children’s Museum. Ms. Hill brings a wealth of experience and expertise from her most recent position as the Vice President of Development and Communications for The Children’s Place…

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