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Maintaining healthy relationships with your Major Donors

Your major donors provide the bulk of support needed to run your organization.

Typically, they consist of 10% to 20% of your donor list and their gifts result in 70% – 80% of your income. 295 more words

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Usmanov Seen Topping Abramovich as Russia’s Biggest Giver - Bloomberg

Usmanov Seen Topping Abramovich as Russia’s Biggest Giver – Bloomberg.

Alisher Usmanov, Russia’s wealthiest man, was also its most generous philanthropist in last year, donating $194-million, according to a  10 more words

Major Donors

Charity Watchdogs Scoff at Direct Marketers’ Self-Reporting Effort

Charity Watchdogs Scoff at Direct Marketers’ Self-Reporting Effort – News – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

An association of nonprofits and companies that solicit donors through direct marketing has unveiled a new tool for measuring fundraising performance that it hopes donors will consult instead of turning to charity watchdogs. 79 more words

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Colleges Plan on Big Jump in Fundraising Next Year

Colleges Plan on Big Jump in Fundraising Next Year – News – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Colleges and universities are aggressively planning to increase donations by a median 16 percent in their 2015 fiscal year, according to a new survey of 335 chief advancement officers in education. 61 more words

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Wealth Managers Enlist Spy Tools to Map Portfolios: major gifts fundraising just got a whole lot more complicated

Wealth Managers Enlist Spy Tools to Map Portfolios – NYTimes.com.

Some of the engineers who used to help the Central Intelligence Agency solve problems have moved on to another challenge: determining the value of every conceivable investment in the world. 61 more words

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