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Traditional Fundraising vs. Transformational Giving, Part III: The Distinguishing Characteristic is Morality

What is the distinguishing characteristic of Transformational Giving (TG)? Like the smell of burnt gunpowder following the firing of a rifle, what is the sign that TG has definitely occurred? What is its unique signature that cannot be replicated by … Continue reading

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The Glaring Omission in the Empty Tomb Stats: the Church/Nonprofit Complex

(Be sure to catch up on these stats before you read the rest of this post, as otherwise this post won’t make a whole lot of sense.) In his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the “conjunction … Continue reading

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What’s The Best Donation You Ever Made Through a Nonprofit?

The folks at WiseBread are running a contest where readers write in to identify the best purchase they ever made in their life. While I was initially simultaneously transfixed and unnerved by readers responses to date–“6 years of school” and … Continue reading

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