November 2018 Newsletter
RAISING THE NEXT GENERATION OF NONPROFIT LEADERS: 4 STEPS TO BUILD THE LEADERSHIP PIPELINE
Nonprofits rely heavily on young professionals to carry out their vital functions. From database management to prospect research, from event production to direct marketing, these talented members of your team, with their broad skill sets, are indispensable to the achievement of your mission.
If they decide to move on, change industries, or go back to school, it’s a significant loss to your organization.

So, what can you do to hold on to the rock-star junior staffer who has become an integral, reliable and trustworthy member of your team? How do you keep them engaged and growing within your organization?
NOVEMBER 2018 NEWS AND UPDATES
NEWS
The $30 Trillion 'Great Wealth Transfer'—Some Planned Giving Tools to Help Nonprofits Benefit 
Over the next 10 to 20 years, planned giving will become an increasingly important fundraising tool for nonprofits. Why? Because we’re all about to be part of the “Great Wealth Transfer.” CJ Orr and Devon McCann have some tools to help nonprofits benefit.

NEWS
Five Things You Need to Know About Women’s Giving Behavior
What exactly makes women give? How is their behavior different from the male donor we have traditionally focused on? Kathleen Loehr details five important aspects of women’s giving behavio r in her article published to iWave's blog.

NEW PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
Grameen America
Grameen America (Grameen) is dedicated to eliminating poverty by providing financial opportunities to low-income women who aspire to make a better life for themselves by creating a small business.

NEW PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
ACT for Alexandria 
Founded in 2004, ACT for Alexandria (ACT) is a local nonprofit organization that strives to increase charitable investment and community engagement in Alexandria, Virginia.

UPCOMING EVENT
Women’s Philanthropy Breakfast
On Thursday, December 6th, Orr Group will host a fascinating conversation including acclaimed author, Women‘s Philanthropy expert, and Orr Group Senior Consultant, Kathleen Loehr. This is a chance for senior nonprofit leaders to exchange ideas and insights about women donors over breakfast. For more information, contact info@orrgroup.com.

EVENT
Celebratory Fall Open Houses
To celebrate our relaunch as Orr Group, we popped champagne at our Open House in our NY office on October 30th, and our DC Open House on November 5th. It was truly an honor to celebrate this exciting time in our evolution with so many partners and friends!

EVENT
 Pulling Back the Curtain on Donor-Advised Funds
On November 8th,   Craig Shelley moderated a session focused on the growing industry of dono r-advised funds. The session, sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, NYC Chapter, looked at how much money is invested in these funds, and how can you raise awareness about your nonprofit in this environment.

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