Author Archives: John Egan

05 Jan

In Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, Smaller Programs Seeing Big Gains

By John Egan

If peer-to-peer fundraising were a race, smaller campaigns would be more than keeping pace with bigger campaigns. A study by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum shows the financial results of smaller peer-to-peer fundraising efforts are broadly overshadowing the results of bigger efforts. From 2006 to 2015, the study found, four peer-to-peer fundraising programs that were dominant

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05 Jan

Donor-Advised Funds Ushering in a New Era in Charity

By John Egan

In October 2016, The Chronicle of Philanthropy rocked the fundraising world with huge news: For the first time, a nonprofit that administers donor-advised funds had pushed the United Way off its perch as the biggest charity in the U.S. It was only the second time that United Way wasn’t No. 1 on the publication’s annual

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