Jumpstarting Your Fundraising Efforts

Most nonprofit organizations, regardless of their size, typically have one thing in common: they all have too many things to do and too little time or not enough people to do it. Whether you are an Executive Director, Program Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, or all of those (a one-person shop), balancing the daily tasks to keep focused on the mission of your organization and trying to grow your fundraising can be challenging and overwhelming.

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LSU Foundation

The LSU Foundation inspires and shepherds philanthropic giving to LSU and builds long-lasting relationships with donors who bring life to current and emerging university priorities. We support LSU in its quest to enhance the student experience, provide working capital to recruit and retain world-class faculty and staff, support life-changing research, and drive economic development. We are dedicated to stewarding each gift to maximize donors’ impact on making LSU one of the best universities in the world.

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What Nonprofits Should Look for in a SaaS Provider

whitePaper | May 5, 2017

The nonprofit sector has witnessed an explosion in the number of online application vendors providing products designed to help organizations achieve their mission. From fundraising to eCommunication to accounting solutions, there are many vendors vying for the opportunity to help nonprofits harness the power of the Internet.

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EVERYDAY GIVING IN INDIA REPORT

whitePaper | June 24, 2019

India has a long and rich tradition of individual giving to society and community. India’s “everyday givers” are motivated by religious traditions such as daan, seva, zakat, and langar. Everyday givers also have a record of securing basic dignity and civil rights for the country’s marginalised sections. They may not have large resources at their disposal, but by contributing what they can in small but meaningful ways, everyday givers’ collective force has repeatedly inspired watershed moments in India’s social development.

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Generation Y & their charity giving habits

whitePaper | December 19, 2018

The launch of this White Paper comes at a pivotal moment for the UK’s Third Sector. As our society continues to be reshaped by the relentless advance of technological progress, charities that fail to adapt risk being left behind. Our ambition is to help charities understand, prepare for and benefit from the rise of Generation Y; the next generation of donors and philanthropists, the generation that is ‘always on’.

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Beneficial Giving Vehicles for Charitable Individuals in 2019

whitePaper | July 14, 2019

The Act left intact the Qualified Charitable Distribution (a/k/a charitable IRA rollover) which allows individuals over 70½ to make charitable gifts directly from an IRA (traditional or Roth) up to $100,000 each year to a qualifying charitable organization. The distribution can be used by individuals to satisfy part, or all, of that individual’s required minimum distribution (RMD).

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Annual Giving Multichannel Best Practices

whitePaper | April 26, 2018

This whitepaper examines key annual giving engagement trends across multiple solicitation channels. We continued to survey fundraisers on key trends from our 2017 report such as giving results, resource allocation, and channel adoption questions. We also explored two specific areas of annual fundraising: leadership annual giving and parent fundraising. Many fundraisers said that they are raising more money from fewer donors, and growing leadership giving is a key driver of dollars at the top fundraising institutions.

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The Value of Being Human: A Behavioural Framework for Impact Investing and Philanthropy

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Focusing on investor behaviour and applying a scientific approach to investment management has been a fundamental part of our business for many years. We have spent a significant amount of time and effort in building out our capabilities in Behavioural Finance to improve our understanding of clients’ financial needs, and to serve them better as a result.

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Spotlight

LSU Foundation

The LSU Foundation inspires and shepherds philanthropic giving to LSU and builds long-lasting relationships with donors who bring life to current and emerging university priorities. We support LSU in its quest to enhance the student experience, provide working capital to recruit and retain world-class faculty and staff, support life-changing research, and drive economic development. We are dedicated to stewarding each gift to maximize donors’ impact on making LSU one of the best universities in the world.

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