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Navigating Uncharted Territory: Current Trends in Philanthropy, Fundraising and the Nonprofit Sector

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Following nonprofit sector news these days can leave fundraising professionals feeling alarmed. Stories about the new tax law, growth of donor advised funds and increasing wealth inequality mostly abound with dire predictions, leaving some of us wondering whether the sky is truly falling. This session will provide 2018 Giving USA data showing the effects of the new tax law on philanthropy and offer insights about the current environment to distinguish the sensational headlines from real emerging concerns.

Practitioners will leave with the most current philanthropic data, gain a more nuanced understanding of the issues behind the headlines and receive practical advice about how to adjust your fundraising approach.

Learning objectives:

  • 2018 Giving USA report data on U.S. philanthropy
  • Working knowledge of current trends
  • Talking points to address questions and concerns of volunteers and executives
  • Adjusting fundraising strategies

Course Outline:

  • 2018 Giving USA data
  • History of U.S. philanthropy
  • Current trends
  • Practice implications

Program Level: Advanced fundraising
Prerequisites: No advance preparation required Instructional Method: Adult in-person classroom
Social Worker CEU Credits: 3 hours
Cost: $65 Member; $115 Non-member

Please note: Registration closes two days prior to the class date.  All registrations are subject for approval.



September 24, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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