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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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  • 29 Feb 2016 2:30 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Please click on the image below for more information about DonorScape!



  • 29 Feb 2016 2:10 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Ade Adeniji with Inside Philanthropy discusses how higher ed leadership roles influence the timing of gifts, in particular a $20 million gift Wesleyan University recently received. 


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/2/3/now-theres-a-nice-goodbye-behind-a-major-gift-by-this-alumnu.html

  • 27 Feb 2016 3:07 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    James Rygg of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network reminds us of the importance of building relationships: "Take time to get out from behind your monitor and go talk to someone. Make a friend. Be a friend. Do the things that friends should do for one another (even looking up phone numbers)."


    http://prospectdevelopment.blogspot.com/2016/02/what-if.html

  • 26 Feb 2016 9:50 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Listen to Helen Brown and Rachel Dakarian discuss what you're missing if you're not using Twitter in this excellent podcast: 


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/hidden-river-twitter/

  • 26 Feb 2016 4:12 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    After gathering thoughts from "40 researchers, development practitioners, foundation employees and other Silicon Valley philanthropists," Michael Hobbes sums up how Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg should give away his billions:


    http://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/how-to-give-away-45-billion/

  • 25 Feb 2016 9:57 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    In total, the 25 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders made a combined $12 billion in 2015:


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanvardi/2016/02/24/the-25-highest-earning-hedge-fund-managers-and-traders-2

  • 25 Feb 2016 4:09 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    The Washington Post looks at Stanford University's fundraising prowess following Nike Chairman Phil Knight's $400 million donation this week for a new scholars program. Stanford, the nation's most selective college, collected $1.6 billion in gifts in the 12 months ending in June, by far the most of any U.S. university.


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/02/24/stanford-with-another-400-million-donation-is-out-fundraising-all-other-schools/

  • 22 Feb 2016 3:25 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Read a review of Marianne Pelletier's new book Building Your Analytics Shop: A Workbook for Nonprofits:


    http://www.prospectresearchinstitute.org/book-review-building-your-analytics-shop/

  • 15 Feb 2016 3:57 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Emily Davis suggests several ways to uncover new prospects in this post on EverTrue's blog:



    http://www.evertrue.com/blog/2016/02/11/9-creative-ways-to-discover-new-prospects

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