gift planning

Mind the GAP – how gift acceptance policies make you the superhero

By Kent C. Weimer, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, Gift Planning Specialist on behalf of Fablanthropy Imagine getting a phone call that starts out with a well-meaning donor saying, “I have a deal for you!” Perhaps they want to donate their time share or a cemetery plot.Maybe they want to give you the apartment building they… Continue reading Mind the GAP – how gift acceptance policies make you the superhero

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Hurricane Ida relief efforts

This is a collection of relief efforts in Southeast Louisiana as organized by clients and colleagues of Fablanthropy (listed in ABC order). If you're looking for somewhere to make an impact, please consider giving to one of these worthy causes. Post will be updated as additional efforts are announced/needs are assessed in the coming weeks… Continue reading Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Conferences, Technical Tuesdays

#sm4events recap: Questions from the #AFPFC session

Last week at the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Fundraising Conference in Boston, Mass., Josh Hirsch and I presented a session on social media strategies for special events. During that session, we used a tool Sli.Do, which allowed audience members to submit questions as well as vote on polls related to the presentation. Below are… Continue reading #sm4events recap: Questions from the #AFPFC session

Conferences, Fabulous Fridays

Winning at Conferences with tips from the AFPeeps

Spring is upon us, and in addition to ushering in allergies, weddings and graduations, it's conference season for many of us fundraisers. Today, I'm en route to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Fundraising Conference in Boston. All conferences can be an adventure (and this year's is no slouch with a promised nor'easter!), but I have… Continue reading Winning at Conferences with tips from the AFPeeps

Women Wednesdays

A day in the life

Ever since the AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Antonio two years ago, I've been interested in experiencing a day in the life of my school. It's the one takeaway from a session (on major gifts, I think) that has stuck with me well past a conference. It may also be because while I attended Catholic schools on and… Continue reading A day in the life