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Wise Giving Wednesday: Keynote Presentation by CEO of GivingTuesday

Read about the keynote presentation by Asha Curan, CEO of GivingTuesday from our recent Donor Participation event. Asha talked about about how their innovative approach has grown GivingTuesday into a global movement that inspires millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. She explained that one of the engines of its success was that they “broke the rules,” putting mission over brand and she talked about the need to move from transactional fundraising to relational fundraising.
Jun 05, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Six Questions to Ask About Tornado Relief

Over the Memorial Day weekend, tornadoes and heavy storms hit Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kentucky leaving significant damage. Here are six questions to ask as you prepare to support the tornado and storm relief efforts.
May 29, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: The Need for Broader Support of Charities

Read about the panel from our recent Donor Participation event that talked about the need for a broader base of donors for charities at a time when the number of U.S. households that give to charities is declining.
May 22, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Is the Donor Participation Crisis an American or a Global Issue?

Read about the opening panel from our recent Donor Participation program that explored whether the declining number of households giving to charity is confined to the United States or whether it is a global phenomenon.
May 15, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Monitoring Worldwide

We highlight Charity Monitoring Worldwide which has been promoting transparency and accountability in the charitable sector for over sixty years.
May 08, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Highlights of Donor Participation Program

Highlights from our recent Donor Trust and Participation event held at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice in New York City.
May 01, 2024

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