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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 06 Jan 2016 12:00 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Why does such a large gap exist between what donors say they would like to achieve with their philanthropy and where they actually make their biggest bets? And how can we close it?


    http://ssir.org/articles/entry/making_big_bets_for_social_change


  • 04 Jan 2016 9:15 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    This guest post by Jeff Stein and Allison Keech Sanka of Planned Giving Marketing on the DonorSearch blog suggests that small to mid-sized organizations too often pre-disqualify prospects from their marketing programs:


    http://www.donorsearch.net/guest-post-prospect-identification/


  • 01 Jan 2016 8:53 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Preeti Gill suggests three groups of women we should spend time looking at this year: Well-Connected Influencers, New Mega-Philanthropists, and 

    Savvy Grantmakers:


    https://www.iwave.com/2015/12/22/3-groups-of-powerful-wealthy-women-to-research-in-2016

  • 08 Dec 2015 8:06 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Jen Filla suggests one simple way researchers can build better relationships with end-users. 


    http://www.jenniferfilla.com/why-a-really-good-prospect-profile-isnt-good-enough/

  • 07 Dec 2015 8:00 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Nonprofit consultant Armando Zumaya talks about the importance of empowering prospect research and management staff: "If you have a strong PR&M staff and you’re not engaging them in the management, leadership, analytical role then it’s like you have a Maserati and you’re driving at 40 miles an hour in the right lane on an empty highway! Why?"


    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/disconnect-why-most-institutions-dont-use-prospect-armando-zumaya

  • 07 Dec 2015 7:58 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    In an open letter to their newborn daughter Max Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan pledge to give 99% of their Facebook shares--currently valued at around $45 billion--to the causes of "advancing human potential" and "promoting equality" through the formation of a new organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC.


    https://www.facebook.com/notes/mark-zuckerberg/a-letter-to-our-daughter/10153375081581634

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:40 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    "In concept, saying you're grateful even if you're not seems bourgeois and saccharine. But it's actually a tool to a better end." A fitting article for this season of gratitude.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/opinion/sunday/choose-to-be-grateful-it-will-make-you-happier.html

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:37 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    What's missing from third annual Million Dollar Donors Report (MDDR) published by the UK-based Coutts Bank? We are.


    http://www.helenbrowngroup.com/whats-missing-from-coutts-vault/

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:26 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Inside Philanthropy writer Ade Adeniji profiles Jerome and Simona Chazen, who recently added $28 million to the $20 million they donated a decade ago in support of the arts at the University of Wisconsin. 


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/alumni-giving/2015/10/8/campus-donors-who-give-big-for-artwhat-makes-them-tick.html

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:23 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Despite recent STEM efforts, there is a shortage of capacity for computer science in higher education. More donors are needed!


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/alumni-giving/2015/10/28/more-colleges-students-are-jazzed-about-computer-science-but.html

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