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James Hodge is the Associate Chair of Principal Gifts in the Department of Development at Mayo Clinic. This is his iSpot presentation about entrepreneurs funding innovation and health care transformation. More>

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. More>

Stewardship is more than simply thanking donors for their gifts; it’s a philosophy grounded in the desire to treat donors as partners in your work. So what are the essential elements of authentic stewardship? More>

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This 22 minute interview covers trends among philanthropic families and what nonprofits should do to engage them. More>

“Dreams I have come to believe are almost always partnerships ... More>

The basic federal estate-tax exclusion amount for estate of people who die in 2015 is $5,430,000, up from $5,340,000 in 2014. More>

In-kind gifts--that is, gifts of tangible personal property (TPP) other than cash or securities--should always be welcome and encouraged. More>

Let's start by getting a handle on why having an understanding of the nuts and bolts of the tax advantages available to donors through varous gifting channels is so important to your success. More>

How do people with money think about money? To be truly successful, you need to become conversant about money, and this section will help you do so. More>

This is a widely used statement outlining an "industry standard" of what how we, as fundraisers and nonprofits, should view and treat our donors. More>