Monthly Archives: February 2018

#Wednesday Wisdom: The Intimacy of Stories

“If you’re trying to tell a story, you really need some intimacy.” -Nick Nichols, National Geographic Photographer     Photo credit: © Sarah Penant Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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Benchmarking for Beginners

Consultant’s Corner is a new column in AFP DC’s DConnections newsletter where you can submit questions to be answered by knowledgeable consultants and get advice on your burning fundraising questions. Read on to see the first question answered by Impact’s very … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Preparing for Spring

“Winter comes to every one of us sooner or later. And every spring, just like clockwork, the garden is reborn. By the time we die the real question is, what have we done to leave our garden better prepared for … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Spread Love

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa Happy Valentine’s Day from the Impact Team! We hope you’re feeling the love today – and showing your donors how much you … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: We are each other’s harvest

“We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.”― Gwendolyn Brooks       Photo credit: © Camdiluv !* Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.  

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What the New Tax Law Means for Your Donors

Some sobering insights from AFP about the tax law changes—with an interesting twist for mid-level fundraising:  1) The threshold to be able to take advantage of the charitable deduction has increased. Research from the Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that … more

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