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Who is Our Stanley ?(two)

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Who is Our Stanley? By Jennifer Furla, Executive Vice President Midwest Region “So, who’s our ‘Stanley?’” the man asked. The question came during a Campaign Readiness Assessment SM for a local church in the Midwest.  More than 40 members of various church ministries were gathered in the Fellowship Hall between services that morning for a focus group testing support for a…

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Your Nonprofit’s Success Depends On Your Ability to Change

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Your Nonprofit’s Success Depends On Your Ability to Change  By Mary Ellen Clark, Vice President  Midwest Region To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.  Winston Churchill I was reminded last week, when I was visiting with an executive director about her organization’s budget and next year’s programs—which for them begins with firecrackers rather than the…

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Who is Our Stanley?

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Who is Our Stanley?  By Jennifer Furla, Executive Vice President Midwest Region “So, who’s our ‘Stanley?’” the man asked. The question came during a Campaign Readiness Assessment SM for a local church in the Midwest.  More than 40 members of various church ministries were gathered in the Fellowship Hall between services that morning for a focus group testing support for a…

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Creating a strong culture of philanthropy

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Congratulations on taking the first step to strengthening your development program. Creating a strong culture of philanthropy will help secure your hospital’s future.   We hope you enjoy and benefit from the attached article.    Capture the enormous potential of hospital philanthropy and partner with Jeffrey Byrne + Associates Healthcare Consulting.   Contact Don Schultz, Director of Business Development, at…

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News You Can Use Issue 142/October 2014 Strengthen Year-End Giving by Preserving the IRA Rollover   Jeffrey D. Byrne President + CEO The year is winding down. Wrapping up those final year-end gifts is on everyone’s mind, but once again, the charitable IRA rollover is not a giving option. At least not yet anyway! This on-again, off-again tax incentive that allows…

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News You Can Use Issue 143/November 2014 Board Engagement: What’s the Norm?   Judy Keller Executive Vice President Editor’s Note: CEOs and Executive Directors often express concern that their Boards are not fully engaged. Even the most active, professional Boards typically have one or two members who may be fully supportive of the organization, but do not demonstrate that commitment. We…

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News You Can UseIssue 145/January 2015 Great Opportunities for Nonprofits to Engage Young Volunteers Rhonda McClungVice President A generation of avid volunteers is growing up – giving nonprofits the opportunity to engage volunteers at a younger age and keep them participating longer. Two surveys released in 2014 confirmed that young adults today are more likely than their parent’s generation to participate…

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