Jason D. McNeal

“Let’s hope that there are many ripple effects from this act of generosity.”

After receiving an honorary doctorate during Morehouse College’s commencement exercises, on Sunday morning, the billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith made a stunning pledge. “This is my class, 2019,” he said, according to a video of the ceremony that was posted online. “And my family is making a grant to pay off their student loans.” The announcement at the…

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2019 Webinar Week

Date: June 10 -14, 2019
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Join the Gonser Gerber Institute for our 2019 Webinar Week, featuring one webinar a day to help you unwind from the end of the fiscal year push.

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Stop Engaging Your Donors. Do This Instead!

Go to any advancement, development, or fundraising conference today and you are sure to see it.  Peruse any blog, article, webinar, or workshop and you are certain to read and hear about it. Donor Engagement. As a professional, you are told to do more “donor engagement.”  Better “donor engagement,” so the advice guarantees, will lead…

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Working with Your Alumni Board

Date: May 22, 2019
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Join Scott Travis of Hope College and the Gonser Gerber Institute for this webinar as we examine how to work with your alumni board to create momentum, excitement and build even stronger communities.

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Giving The Gift

We are now entering the most generous time of the year. The bulk of charitable gifts that will be given in 2018 will be given during the next 31 days. As you are working with donors to help them act with generosity, let me encourage you to re-frame your role in your own mind.

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