today in black history

June 27, 2016

Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first Black writers to crossover to white audiences, was born in 1872 in Dayton, Ohio.



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June 10, 2017 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Planned confusion solutions. Read More


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May 19, 2017 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Understanding the fundraising process will decrease your stress. Read More


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May 12, 2017 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Three powerful fundraising tools. Read More


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May 05, 2017 4:45 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

A powerful way to honor mothers. Read More


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April 28, 2017 6:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Choosing and using a donor management system. Read More


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April 21, 2017 11:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Choosing and using a donor management system. Read More


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April 14, 2017 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five ways to de-energize your board. Read More


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April 07, 2017 3:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Responding to rejection: retreat or resilience? Read More


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April 03, 2017 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

What every board member should know. Read More


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March 17, 2017 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The pros and cons of engaging political leaders. Read More


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March 10, 2017 11:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to build a successful volunteer engagement program. Read More


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March 03, 2017 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Gifts for gifts? What is your practice when it comes to thanking donors? Read More


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February 27, 2017 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Secrets to passionate leadership. Read More


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February 21, 2017 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

What is "capacity" and "infrastructure?" Read More


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Reliving history with Melvin Shaw

February 17, 2017 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune - world class fundraiser. Read More


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February 08, 2017 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

More than a plan: Three things you need to implement your fundraising plan. Read More


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January 30, 2017 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Where will the funding come from? Read More


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January 13, 2017 12:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

10 ways to refine your fundraising readiness in 2017. Read More


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January 06, 2017 4:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Defining your giving priorities in 2017. Read More


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December 30, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The fundraising doctor is in! Read More


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December 26, 2016 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The FUNdraising Doctor is in! Read More


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December 16, 2016 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Friendraising: historic civil rights site restoration. Read More


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December 11, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Three things you can do to launch fundraising in the new year. Read More


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December 05, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Diversity and inclusion. Read More


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How to integrate and align fundraising with your mission.

November 18, 2016 2:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Creating a culture of fundraising – part two. Read More


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November 11, 2016 2:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Creating a culture of fundraising. Read More


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Don’t wait until everyone resigns

November 04, 2016 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Three ways to retain staff and board members. Read More


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Part 2 of an interview with Kim Moss

September 02, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to prepare for a Board meeting Read More


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An interview with Kim Moss

August 28, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Four secrets to nonprofit growth. Read More


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Part two of a two part series: An interview with Leland Faust

August 19, 2016 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five guidelines for managing nonprofit funds Read More


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Part one of a two part series: An interview with Leland Faust

August 12, 2016 2:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

You've raised the money, now how do you keep it? Read More


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August 05, 2016 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to be a successful board member. Part II. Read More


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July 30, 2016 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

So,you want to be a college president? Read More


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July 25, 2016 12:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Three ways to elevate your volunteer engagement program. Read More


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July 18, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Nonprofits can help America heal. Read More


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July 11, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

2015 was America's most generous year ever Read More


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July 05, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Is your nonprofit legit? Three things you need to know. Read More


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June 27, 2016 3:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

ArtsMemphis receives a Community Engagement Award Read More


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Dignity. Honor. Respect.

June 13, 2016 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Grassroots fundraising success: $58 million new senior residence and center. Read More


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May 27, 2016 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to be a confident nonprofit solicitor. Read More


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May 23, 2016 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Fundraising matchmaking: solicitors and prospects. Read More


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May 13, 2016 4:10 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Engaging nonprofit board members: Got a minute for the minutes? Read More


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May 09, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The power of time and volunteers. Read More


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May 02, 2016 11:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Windfall gifts: blessing or a curse? Read More


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April 22, 2016 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Where’s the money? How do you process gifts? Read More


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April 08, 2016 12:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

It’s April – how is your year-end fundraising? Read More


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April 01, 2016 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Double check: why you need a proofreader. Read More


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March 25, 2016 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Wearing many hats in an organization is not a bad thing Read More


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March 21, 2016 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

What is the grantmaking process at your organization? Read More


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March 14, 2016 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

A nonprofit communication checklist to assess your organization. Read More


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March 05, 2016 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

What is your brand? Read More


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March 02, 2016 6:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Avoid the special events pitfalls. Read More


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February 26, 2016 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Making the needle move: Corporate men behind the birth of the UNCF telethon Read More


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February 22, 2016 5:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Making the needle move: The birth of the UNCF telethon Read More


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February 08, 2016 6:30 am

By Marc Morial, CEO, The National Urban League

Philanthropy is alive and well in the African American community. Read More


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January 28, 2016 9:45 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The ingredients of a quality meeting. Read More


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December 25, 2015 7:00 am

By

A time to look back. Read More


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December 23, 2015 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Creative Christmas gifts for your favorite nonprofit. Read More


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December 08, 2015 6:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How would you rate yourself as a fundraiser? Read More


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November 24, 2015 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Annual giving - five ways to say thank you. Read More


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November 16, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

A week focused on philanthropy kicks off with Giving Tuesday. Read More


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November 06, 2015 11:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Many small donors or a few large donors? Read More


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October 19, 2015 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Stand Beside Her, a new Girl Scouts advocacy campaign Read More


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October 12, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Keys to unlocking Board involvement in fundraising. Read More


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October 02, 2015 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Resources and mindfulness in the life of nonprofits. Read More


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Interview with Lisa Hoffman, Fundraising Guru

September 30, 2015 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The elements of fundraising success. Part one. Read More


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September 18, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Walking a mile in her shoes. Read More


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September 14, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to raise funds without a powerful board. Read More


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Ten solutions to a board that won’t fundraise

September 04, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Fundraising in an imperfect world– Part One Read More


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August 28, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

12 things to consider before you start a nonprofit Read More


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August 21, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to create a fundraising plan. Read More


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August 14, 2015 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Black Philanthropy Month. Moving from recipients to donors. Read More


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August 07, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The nonprofit solicitation cycle. Read More


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August 03, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

What is a worthy cause? Read More


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July 28, 2015 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Nonprofit fundraising values. Read More


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Three more things you need to know before writing a proposal

July 19, 2015 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to write targeted proposals. Read More


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July 16, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Six things you should know before writing a proposal. Read More


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July 04, 2015 11:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Annual meetings are important for nonprofit governance. Read More


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June 27, 2015 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Is customer service a priority for nonprofits? Read More


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June 23, 2015 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Giving USA – who gives the most? – individuals! Read More


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June 12, 2015 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Excuses, the scourge of nonprofit fundraising. Read More


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June 05, 2015 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

So, you want to build your nonprofit a new building? Read More


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June 01, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Supporting nonprofit organizations that support fatherhood. Read More


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May 23, 2015 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Grant proposal submitted. Now what? Read More


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May 16, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Hiring your fantasy fundraiser. Read More


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May 08, 2015 10:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to create your celebrity fantasy nonprofit Board Read More


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May 02, 2015 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The seven roles of a winning fundraising team. Read More


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April 17, 2015 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five compelling questions to ask when interviewing for a fundraising job. Read More


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April 13, 2015 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five thought provoking questions to ask job candidates. Read More


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April 03, 2015 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Butterfly effect - be a butterfly and pay it forward. Read More


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March 27, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Transforming healthcare: From challenge to success Read More


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March 20, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Healthcare revitalization Read More


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March 13, 2015 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

That’s what friends are for! Read More


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March 06, 2015 6:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Why are you running a capital campaign? Read More


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March 02, 2015 10:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The contributions of women in philanthropy Read More


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February 20, 2015 11:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Lion King actor gives back to cities across the country Read More


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February 13, 2015 9:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Professional development pays dividends Read More


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February 07, 2015 12:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The "Carnegie Hall or Bust" Fundraiser. Part Two. Read More


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January 30, 2015 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The “Carnegie Hall or Bust” Fundraiser,Part I Read More


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January 23, 2015 9:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Part two of our focus on how to determine nonprofit software costs Read More


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January 16, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Three ways to evaluate non-profit technology. Read More


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January 09, 2015 10:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Time to recommit to fundraising. Read More


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January 06, 2015 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Media coverage is more than a press release for non-profit groups Read More


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December 22, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Is your partnership for show or for real? Read More


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December 12, 2014 9:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Social change and nonprofits – more than fundraising Read More


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December 05, 2014 10:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Year end reflections - Part Two Read More


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December 01, 2014 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Year End Reflections – Part One Read More


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A new focus on giving this Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 9:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Forget Black Friday and focus on Giving Tuesday, December 2nd. Read More


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November 14, 2014 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The wise donor, moving beyond emotion. Read More


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November 07, 2014 12:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

How to solicit a gift for a nonprofit organization Read More


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October 31, 2014 12:30 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Year-end giving. It's not too late. Read More


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October 17, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Hidden fundraising challenges Read More


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October 10, 2014 8:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Two quotes to inform your leadership. Read More


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October 03, 2014 1:00 pm

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five alternative ways to give back Read More


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September 26, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Leadership and Fundraising. Read More


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September 18, 2014 7:30 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Legislation meant to simplify applying for college financial aid. Read More


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September 12, 2014 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

Five out the box questions when hiring a fundraising professional. Read More


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September 06, 2014 8:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Five things to consider before you accept a fundraising position. Read More


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Ice Bucket Challenge

August 23, 2014 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

ALS fundraising campaign catches fire across nation. Read More


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August 16, 2014 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Kentucky State University interim president is leading by example. Read More


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August 08, 2014 7:00 am

By Pearl and Mel Shaw

The First 72 – Don’t kill your fundraising. Read More


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August 05, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Helping reader Judy Davis reach her fundraising goal. Read More


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July 26, 2014 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Profiling the success of our readers - this week Judy Davis. Read More


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July 21, 2014 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Development Director Turnover: Are fundraising fables getting in your way? Read More


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July 11, 2014 1:00 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Welcome home baby boomers! Read More


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July 03, 2014 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Grow your talent pool: recruit people over 55. Read More


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June 27, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Compromise, relationships and faith. Read More


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June 20, 2014 1:00 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Accountability and Trust: Keys to Partnership. Read More


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June 16, 2014 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Creating a nonprofit/private/public partnership. Read More


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June 06, 2014 12:30 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How to sabotage your fundraising: potholes to look out for. Read More


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May 30, 2014 12:00 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The importance of an RFP when contracting for fundraising services. Read More


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May 23, 2014 9:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Who is your ideal fundraising partner? Read More


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May 17, 2014 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Graduating to a lifetime of giving. Read More


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May 12, 2014 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

African American men make giving easy and meaningful. Read More


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May 02, 2014 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

African American men find a new way to give back. Read More


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April 11, 2014 10:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How to work with a fundraising professional to realize success. Read More


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April 04, 2014 9:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Using business cards as a prospecting tool for potential donors Read More


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March 28, 2014 9:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

When asking for support are you begging or fundraising? Read More


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March 21, 2014 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Six things you should do as a Board member of a not-for-profit group. Read More


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March 14, 2014 10:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Launching a comprehensive fundraising campaign. Read More


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March 07, 2014 8:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Packaging your fundraising campaign. Read More


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February 28, 2014 8:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Four ways to grow your college alumni association. Read More


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February 14, 2014 10:00 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

A look at giving back among Blacks. Read More


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January 31, 2014 8:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

It's not about you. Mutuality is a must in fundraising. Read More


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January 24, 2014 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

A look at young women philanthropists. Read More


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January 17, 2014 10:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

You must invest time to realize returns on fundraising efforts. Read More


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December 20, 2013 10:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Get ready for fundraising success in 2014 by reflecting on 2013. Read More


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December 13, 2013 11:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Part one of our two-part look back at fundraising in 2013. Read More


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December 06, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The National Civil Rights Museum, a fundraising success story. Read More


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November 27, 2013 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How do you account for your organization's fundraising? Read More


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November 15, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Consider the power of words and their impact on success. Read More


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November 01, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

We need Black corporate executives to invest in Black colleges. Read More


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October 26, 2013 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Encouraging support for our nation's veterans' homes. Read More


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October 20, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Not-for-profit organizations need to avoid fundraising in a crisis. Read More


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October 11, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Tips for effective year-end fundraising campaigns. Read More


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September 27, 2013 12:00 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The last segment of our 3-part series on Black philanthropy and museums. Read More


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September 20, 2013 5:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Questions for African American philanthropic support of museums. Read More


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September 14, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

African-American philanthropy and museums: encouraged & optimistic. Read More


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September 06, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

For nonprofits is fundraising an investment or afterthought? Read More


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August 31, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Can your nonprofit's budget support its strategic vision? Read More


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August 24, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Nonprofits must establish clear policies and procedures to succeed. Read More


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August 16, 2013 12:01 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The balance between private sector efficiency and nonprofit service. Read More


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August 11, 2013 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Supporting a not-for-profit is about more than 'feeling good.' Read More


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August 02, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

You can't sell what you don't know; a chat with a nonprofit leader. Read More


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July 27, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Workshops,seminars and conferences: blessing or curse? Read More


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Evaluate your nonprofit from a funder’s perspective

July 19, 2013 10:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How will a prospective funder evaluate your organization? Read More


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July 12, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Establishing your value in corporate partnerships. Read More


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July 03, 2013 6:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Are you making investments in fund development and infrastructure. Read More


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June 28, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How to properly account for overhead costs for your nonprofit group. Read More


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June 21, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

You should mine your donor database to find ways to solicit larger gifts. Read More


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June 17, 2013 12:30 pm

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Setting your fundraising goals for 2014. Read More


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June 07, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The tools to cultivate transformational giving. Read More


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May 31, 2013 7:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Seeing donors as partners in meeting your fundraising goals. Read More


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May 24, 2013 7:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Taking a look at transformational philanthropy. Read More


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May 17, 2013 11:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Preparing your organization for a major capital campaign. Read More


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May 11, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

A foundation in Boston takes a unique approach to helping nonprofits. Read More


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May 03, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Creating a continuity plan for your organization to handle emergencies. Read More


Preparing for a Disaster

April 26, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Five suggestions on how to prepare for a natural disaster. Read More


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April 19, 2013 9:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The business case for corporate support of not-for-profits. Read More


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April 12, 2013 10:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Fundraising and your mobile device; giving at your fingertips. Read More


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April 05, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How to get the meeting to ask for the funds your organization needs. Read More


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March 29, 2013 8:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

How do you ask for the contribution your organization needs? Read More


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March 22, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

A month to honor women role models in fundraising. Read More


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March 15, 2013 11:30 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Guidance for seeking a leadership position in the non-profit sector. Read More


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Will a new logo raise money?

March 08, 2013 11:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Think first before embarking on a logo redesign for your organization. Read More


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March 01, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Team building is the secret to fundraising success, Part II Read More


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February 22, 2013 6:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Team building is the secret to fundraising success. Read More


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February 15, 2013 8:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

The UNCF Telethon, a Black History game changer. Read More


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February 07, 2013 8:00 am

By Pearl Saad and Mel Shaw

Saluting the founder of the United Negro College Fund. Read More