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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

Fabulous Fridays

Fabulous Fridays: A little clowning around helps the Houston Food Bank

Photo courtesy Amy Ragan It's not a typical day at work when the circus shows up, but it was a special occurrence for employees and volunteers of the Houston Food Bank earlier this week. HFB Chief Development Officer Amy Ragan tells us about this fabulous instance of philanthropy: "Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus has a… Continue reading Fabulous Fridays: A little clowning around helps the Houston Food Bank

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Welcome to the intersection of fabulous & philanthropy

When I was in high school, my career ambition was to become a teacher. Today, I’m finishing my seventh year of educational fundraising. I love that I have the chance to impact the lives of our future grown-ups, even if not as directly as my colleagues in the classroom get to experience. Throughout my professional career… Continue reading Welcome to the intersection of fabulous & philanthropy