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Placement Alert:
December 22, 2022

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Congratulations to Kelsie Hoppes on her new position as Major Gifts Officer (West Coast) with America India Foundation.

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December 21, 2022

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Congratulations to Emily Griffin on her new position as Development Manager with Congressional Fire Services Institute.

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December 20, 2022

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Congratulations to Shannon Isaacs on her new position as Executive Director with Global Fund for Widows.

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December 16, 2022

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Congratulations to Lindsay McGregor on her new position as Membership and Outreach Officer with FADICA.

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November 22, 2022

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Congratulations to Matt Maher on his new position as Grants and Reporting Officer with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

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November 22, 2022

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Congratulations to Amir Nasser on his new position as Project Manager with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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November 15, 2022

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Congratulations to Kim Neidermyer on her new position as Special Events Manager (NYC) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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November 11, 2022

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Congratulations to Gail Reid-Vestal on her new position as Area Director (WA) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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October 31, 2022

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Congratulations to Andrea Guzman on her new position as Program Manager (LA) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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October 29, 2022

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Congratulations to Amber Amaro on her new position as Senior Regional Development Manager (LA) with Pratham USA.

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October 13, 2022

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Congratulations to Sarah Sears on her new position as VP of Product with Opportunity at Work.

The Role of Technology in Recruiting

The Role of Technology in Recruiting

In today's business world, technology plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of operations. From sales to marketing to customer service, technology has transformed the way businesses operate and interact with customers. The recruiting process is no different. By leveraging technology, businesses can streamline their recruiting efforts and make the process more efficient. Here's a look at how businesses can use technology to make recruiting more efficient.

The Best Career Advice for Executives Who Want to Be Successful

The Best Career Advice for Executives Who Want to Be Successful

As an executive, you have a lot of responsibility. Not only are you responsible for your own career success, but you're also responsible for the success of your company. That's a lot of pressure! But don't worry, we're here to help. In this blog post, we'll give you the best career advice for executives who want to be successful. Read on to learn more.

The Top 3 Peer to Peer Fundraising Organizations

The Top 3 Peer to Peer Fundraising Organizations

Peer to peer fundraising is a type of fundraising where individuals raise money on behalf of a nonprofit organization. Individuals can do this by creating their own fundraising page on the organization's website and then sharing it with their friends, family, and social network.

How to Hire an Executive Director for Your Nonprofit Organization

How to Hire an Executive Director for Your Nonprofit Organization

If you are a nonprofit organization looking to hire an executive director, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission of the organization, as well as the necessary skillset to lead the organization towards its goals. In addition, the ideal candidate will also have experience working with nonprofit organizations, and will be able to hit the ground running. Here are a few tips on how to find and hire the ideal executive director for your nonprofit organization.

How to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Organization

How to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Organization

According to Giving USA 2019, charitable giving in the United States totaled an estimated $427.71 billion in 2018. This marks a 1.7% increase from 2017. Individual giving accounted for the largest share of donations at 69%, followed by foundations (15%), bequests (9%), and corporations (7%).

As we enter a new decade, it is important for nonprofit organizations to be aware of current and future trends in fundraising so that they can adapt their strategies accordingly. Keep reading to learn about some innovative fundraising strategies that are sure to get results.

5 Qualities to Look for When Hiring Executives in Nonprofit Organizations

5 Qualities to Look for When Hiring Executives in Nonprofit Organizations

The success of a nonprofit organization is largely dependent on the quality of its executive team. As such, it is important to take the time to find the right individuals to fill these vital roles. But what qualities should you look for in potential executives? Here are five key qualities to keep in mind when hiring executives for your nonprofit organization.

Placement Alert:
August 27, 2022

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Congratulations to Natalie Villegas on her new position as Area Director (Orange County) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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June 5, 2022

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Congratulations to Lindsay Campbell on her new position as Chief Development Officer, Athletics and Recreation with American University.

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June 1, 2022

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Congratulations to Jonathan Kornfeld on his new position as Director of Development with New Heights Youth.

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May 13, 2022

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Congratulations to Erin Weldon on her new position as Area Director (Oregon) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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May 10, 2022

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Congratulations to Katie Flores-Moreno on her new position as Area Director (North Texas) with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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April 21, 2022

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Congratulations to Nicole Lynn on her new position as Philanthropy Advisor with Liberty Hill Foundation.

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February 5, 2022

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Congratulations to Deepti Kc on her new position as Regional Development Manager (Central) with Pratham USA.

Webinar: Kishshana Palmer

Webinar: Kishshana Palmer

In the year of great resignations and war on talent, what can you do to increase retention and team effectiveness? Moreover, how do we ensure that new team members fit right in? Join us for a conversation with the incomparable Kishshana Palmer, as we discuss how to create a Sticky Team, from recruitment to onboarding to retention.

Webinar: Birgit Smith Burton

Webinar: Birgit Smith Burton

The past two years have presented an unprecedented number of challenges and opportunities for the nonprofit sector. From hurried innovation and pivoting to new ways of operating due to a global pandemic, to increased demand for services and a social justice reckoning reverberating across every aspect of society.

Tips To Securing Major Gifts And Sponsorships

Tips To Securing Major Gifts And Sponsorships

There is no way around it, as a nonprofit, a large portion of your annual revenue comes from securing major gifts and sponsorships. Each donation type, while vastly different, allows your organization to grow, meet goals, and thrive. However, as necessary as both are, obtaining these donations year after year can be a lot easier said than done.

Tips To Securing Major Gifts And Sponsorships

Tips To Securing Major Gifts And Sponsorships

There is no way around it, as a nonprofit, a large portion of your annual revenue comes from securing major gifts and sponsorships. Each donation type, while vastly different, allows your organization to grow, meet goals, and thrive. However, as necessary as both are, obtaining these donations year after year can be a lot easier said than done.

Deal-Breakers: 4 Reasons Candidates Turn Down Jobs

Deal-Breakers: 4 Reasons Candidates Turn Down Jobs

The fact of the matter is, for any company the process of hiring requires careful consideration, strategy, and a whole lot of work. However, when it comes to nonprofits — organizations that face funding issues, saturated job markets, and a lack of qualified talent — the process of hiring becomes a whole new ball game. One that involves putting yourself out there in the most efficient way.

Placement Alert:
February 03, 2022

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Congratulations to Dom Barley on his new position as Regional Development Manager (DC) with Pratham USA.

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October 25, 2021

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Congratulations to Brian Rhodes on his new position as General Counsel with Opportunity@Work.

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October 04, 2021

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Congratulations to Nadeen Mustafa on his new position as Regional Director of Development with Zaytuna College.

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September 24, 2021

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Congratulations to Robin Shah on his new position as Regional Director of Development with Pratham USA.

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August 23, 2021

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Congratulations to Jonathan Wang on his new position as Chief Operating Officer with Jewish Family and Community Services-East Bay!

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August 16, 2021

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Congratulations to Omar Bahar on his new position as Associate Director of Development with New Heights Youth Inc.

Overcoming The Challenge Of Continual Fundraising
August 4, 2021

Overcoming The Challenge Of Continual Fundraising

At Charity Search Group -- a recruitment organization dedicated to helping nonprofits -- we often hear our clients comment on the issues surrounding fundraising. 
Podcast Diversifying Fundraising with Tanya Rumble and Mariya Yurukova
July 27, 2021

Podcast Diversifying Fundraising with Tanya Rumble and Mariya Yurukova

If you are enjoying the show, you can help us continue to bring thoughtful content with a monthly or annual contribution. 
Nonprofit Management: 7 Tips For Employee Success
June 4, 2021

Nonprofit Management: 7 Tips For Employee Success

As a leader of a nonprofit, you know firsthand that finding the right employees as well as keeping them can be a challenging task. 

6 Ways To Have a Successful Digital Fundraiser
April 27, 2021

6 Ways To Have a Successful Digital Fundraiser

Digital fundraising has been on the rise for several years, as we all become more connected through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.
Placement Alert:
March 17, 2021

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Congratulations to Ramone Segree on his new position as Executive Director, US and VP, Marketing, Development and Communications with Women for Women International

Foundation Magazine: Diversifying Diversity
March 1st , 2021

Foundation Magazine: Diversifying Diversity

This is our third and final installment of our series
on intersectionality in the non-profit sector.

Placement Alert:
Feb 25, 2021

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Congratulations to Nyomi Guzman on her new position as Associate Director of Development with Medical Students for Choice.
Podcast recording: Recruiting Diverse Talent
Feb 19, 2021

Podcast recording: Recruiting Diverse Talent

Podcast Guest on the Opt-in podcast with Mark Hobbs discussing how to recruit diverse nonprofit professionals.
Podcast recording: Diversity and Inclusion in Advancement
Feb 19, 2021

Podcast recording: Diversity and Inclusion in Advancement

Listen to this great discussion with Tanya Rumble and Brian Gawor on the diversity and inclusion in higher education fundraising.
Placement Alert:
Feb 17, 2021

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Congratulations to Ross Mulkerrin on his new position as Development Manager with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Does Your Nonprofit Need a Recruiter?
January 22, 2021

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Recruiter?

Managers and executives often have the task of hiring employees. It is often a difficult job because of all the processes and then the new hire doesn’t always stick around.
7 Remote Team Building Ideas to Keep Co-workers Connected
January 14, 2021

7 Remote Team Building Ideas to Keep Co-workers Connected

When teams work remotely due to the pandemic or just distance, keeping a sense of community can be difficult.

Ring The Alarm: It's 2021 and the nonprofit sector does not have a plan for diverse donors
Jan 11, 2021

Ring The Alarm: It's 2021 and the nonprofit sector does not have a plan for diverse donors

The nonprofit sector must develop inclusive fundraising practices for long-term success.

Tips for Hiring Development Staff
November 11th, 2020

Tips for Hiring Development Staff

Interview and recruitment strategies to find the best fit in your next search for fundraisers.

 Five ways to prepare for senior leadership
October 24th, 2020

Five ways to prepare for senior leadership

Podcast Guest on Fundraising Leadership: Five ways to prepare for senior leadership positions
 Swept under the rug: The issue of diversity in our industry
October 23rd, 2020

Swept under the rug: The issue of diversity in our industry

We are so pleased to co-author this article in the latest issue of Advancing Philanthropy. Swept Under the Rug: The Issue of Diversity in Our Sector. Read the full article here.
 Five key skills to hire for post-pandemic
October 13th, 2020

Five key skills to hire for post-pandemic

The new world of fundraising and nonprofit management will also require different skills and qualities to succeed. It is important that we look beyond our immediate needs to build teams with diverse skill sets and experiences so every organization can be positioned for success beyond the current pandemic.
 Top 10 interview questions for your next Director of Development Search
Sept 28, 2020

Top 10 interview questions for your next Director of Development Search

Hiring a senior fundraiser is a big job. When done well, it could mean millions more raised for your organization! Here are some sample interview questions to spark lively discussions and go beyond canned responses.
 How to leverage your event fundraising experience during interviews
August 23rd, 2020

How to leverage your event fundraising experience during interviews

The current global pandemic has heavily impacted organizations’ abilities to run fundraising events and this has led to many lay offs and furloughs. For those laid off and looking to explore other areas of the non-profit industry, here are some tips on how to best leverage your skills.

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