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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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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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Affiliation vs. Investment: Why Donors Don’t Do More Research Before They Give

Much to-do (rightfully) these days about Hope Consulting’s report,  Money for Good: The US Market Opportunity for Impact Investments and Charitable Gifts from Individual Donor and Investors. Upshot of the report from the standpoint of Elie at GiveWell (quoting the … Continue reading

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