No matter where your organization is in its fiscal year, for donors the new calendar year brings with it new opportunities, a feeling of invigoration, and sense of possibility. With that in mind, development teams should be prepared to react to and capitalize on those sentiments in order to start 2020 off right.
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Fundraisers Alliance: Planned Giving 101
Earlier this month, we partnered with First Republic Bank 's Fundraisers Alliance to present Planned Giving 101 in New York City and Boston. Led by Orr Group's Kelly Dunphy, CJ Orr and Craig Shelley , we had the opportunity to speak with a variety of nonprofit leaders and discuss the impact of planned giving, the planned giving mindset, and the complexities of giving vehicles.

Interested in learning more about Planned Giving? Let's connect!
Join Orr Group at its upcoming MentORR Series events!

“Leveraging Your Unique Skills in Fundraising”
Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6:00 PM–7:30 PM at our New York. This young professionals networking event will allow you to connect with peers and hear from emerging leaders in the field. RSVP today!

"Ask a MentORR"
Friday, March 13 from 3:00pm-5:00pm at our DC office . This group dialogue will be for a small group of nonprofit fundraisers with 1-5 years of experience. The event is an opportunity for young professionals to ask questions about fundraising strategy and implementation in a collaborative and supportive environment. Complet e this application to sign up!
Orr Group will continue its ongoing collaboration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals New York City Chapter for the upcoming Senior Leadership Roundtable. These invitation-only events gather together an intimate group of key leaders from New York City’s largest nonprofits to discuss issues and trends in the sector.

The next event scheduled for March, will address staff turnover and the lack of representation of diverse communities in the fundraising profession. Panelists include:

  • Stacy Palmer, Editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Cynthia Reddrick, Senior Associate at Cause Effective
  • Carmel Napolitano, Vice President at Lindauer Global
  • Danielle R. Moss, CEO of Oliver Scholars

Orr Group’s Craig Shelley, Managing Director will moderate the discussion.

Questions about the event? Contact Craig Shelley at cshelley@orrgroup.com.
Orr Group is a strategic fundraising firm that leverages top talent and innovative technologies to help nonprofits grow and diversify revenue. With offices in Washington, DC and New York City, Orr Group has partnered in our clients' success for almost three decades, helping more than 600 nonprofits raise hundreds of millions of dollars for their causes. 

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