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GG+A Webinar on the Giving Institute’s 2018 Annual Report

Grenzebach Glier and Associates presented a webinar on the Giving Institute’s 2018 Annual Report on Philanthropy - now available to watch or download slides.

Webinar: Three Fundamentals of Compelling Proposals

Take your proposal writing skills to the next level by joining GG+A Strategic Communications Senior Vice Presidents Ed Sevilla and Melinda Church as they discuss the fundamentals of crafting inspirational and compelling gift proposals during this 30-minute webinar.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces Historic $46.4 Million Gift and Performing Arts Center

SFCM has received the largest single gift made to a conservatory or music school for a new facility in history – from the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation

The Art Institute of Chicago Announces Historic Gifts Totaling $70 Million

The Art Institute of Chicago announced two historic gifts – a $50 million unrestricted gift from Janet and Craig Duchossois and a $20 million dollar gift from Robert and Diane v.S. Levy for acquisitions and operations.

The Power of Penn Campaign Starts Up

The University of Pennsylvania recently announced "The Power of Penn: Advancing Knowledge for Good," a $4.1 billion fundraising and engagement campaign.

Smithsonian Concludes Capital Campaign With $1.88 Billion in Private Support

The Smithsonian successfully concluded its comprehensive campaign, raising $1.88 billion against its goal of $1.5 billion. It is the largest amount ever raised in a fundraising campaign by a cultural organization.

GG+A Launches Tax Reform Central

At GG+A, we believe it is our responsibility to help our clients prepare for the impact such a vast reduction in resources would have on their ability to advance their missions. We have created the GG+A Tax Reform Central that provides a centralized location to easily access a range of governmental information, news, commentary, and other resources related to the bill and its potential consequences.

University of Minnesota Launches $4 Billion Campaign

The University of Minnesota recently celebrated the official launch of the public phase of a 10-year fundraising campaign called Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise $4 billion to further the University’s three-part mission of education, research, and outreach for the benefit of all Minnesotans.

Donor-Advised Funds: What Do They Mean for Your Organization?

A DAF is a philanthropic fund maintained and operated by a sponsoring charitable organization. Although DAFs are a hot topic in philanthropy, there is limited aggregate data regarding their recipients, so this is a particularly exciting study for our industry.

Retail Therapy and the Donor Experience

Being a customer in the retail world is not unlike being a donor in the philanthropic world.

Hitting the Emotional Bullseye: Proposals that Target Donor Motivation

Understanding the specific motivations of a donor – the individual at the other end of the proposal you’re writing – is essential to assembling the pillars of the argument.

The Effects of Student Loan Debt on Charitable Giving

A recent GG+A Survey Lab study finds that college students and recent graduates think that giving to charity is important, but many aren’t able to because of student loan debt and other financial restrictions.

Thriving Through Change at the Top

At some point in our careers, it is inevitable that we will experience a leadership change. As a Director of Development, how you handle that change is crucial to your success.

Tipping Points in Donor Engagement

A Factor of Connection or Perception? A Technical Discussion of Survey Rating Scales

GG+A Survey: Seven out of Eight Major Gift Donor Prospects Not Motivated by Tax Considerations

A new study by the GG+A Survey Lab finds that only 13% of potential major gift donors say that taxes are an important part of their giving decisions. Two-thirds of respondents say tax implications play little or no role in their decision to give.

57 years. 2000+ organizations. Relationships that have spanned decades. See some of GG+A's past and present clients.

Penn State

Partner for 33 years

University of Florida

Partner for 32 years

Children Hospital of Chicago

Partner for 22 years

John Hopkins University & Medicine

Partner for 26 years

University of Nebraska

Partner for 27 years

Art Institute of Chicago

Partner for 12 years

Rush University Medical Center

Partner for 15 years

Randolph-Macon College

Partner for 11 years

Oregon State University Foundation

Partner for 12 years

Knox College

Partner for 12 years

University of Kansas KU Endowment

Partner for 16 years

University of Minnesota Foundation

Partner for 19 years

Drexel University

Partner for 16 years

Insead Business School for the World

Partner for 3 years

Dana Hall School

Partner for 7 years

University of Georgia

Partner for 3 years

Carnegie Mellon University

Partner for 5 years

University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences

Partner for 4 years

Folger Shakespeare Library

Partner for 4 years

Shipley School

Partner for 8 years

Christ School

Partner for 3 years

American School of Milan

Partner for 2 years

San Francisco Symphony

Partner for 10 years

Newberry Library

Partner for 2 years

Temple University

Partner for 5 years

Loomis Chaffee School

Partner for 6 years

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation

Partner for 10 years

Nova Southeastern University

Partner for 4 years

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Partner for 6 years

Kenyon College

Partner for 3 years

University of Vermont Foundation

Partner for 7 years

Blake (BLA)

Partner for 5 years

Northampton Community College

Partner for 2 years

The Phillips Collection

Partner for 4 years

UMass Amherst

Partner for 10 years

Charlotte Country Day School

Partner for 4 years

University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Partner for 7 years

University School of Nashville

Partner for 6 years

University of Toledo

Partner for 6 years

Hoag Hospital Foundation

Partner for 6 years

Yale University

Partner for 7 years

Fidelity Charitable

Partner for 2 years