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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 30 Jun 2015 11:23 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Napster co-founder Sean Parker opines on how today's wealthy young  elite can transform the world of philanthropy. 


    http://www.wsj.com/articles/sean-parker-philanthropy-for-hackers-1435345787


  • 30 Jun 2015 11:19 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Five Takeaways from the Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management 2015 World Wealth Report


    http://www.helenbrowngroup.com/the-2015-world-wealth-report-5-essential-takeaways/

  • 30 Jun 2015 11:18 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    By refocusing performance metrics on purposeful donor engagement, Northwestern University saw a 211% increase the number of major gifts raised and a 595% increase in dollars raised between 2012 and 2014. 


    http://www.advancementresources.org/Blog/Industry-Insight/66/An-Entirely-New-Approach-to-Performance-Metrics.aspx

  • 30 Jun 2015 11:17 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    More wedding couples are putting up their own money and making donations in honor of their guests.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/21/fashion/weddings/heartfelt-donations-replace-wedding-party-favors.html


  • 30 Jun 2015 11:14 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    This article by Sandra Larkin posits that donors feel recognized, understood and valued.when the stories you tell reflect their understanding of the world,


    http://fundraisingcompass.com/2015/06/17/know-your-audience-storytelling-through-the-generations

  • 30 Jun 2015 11:01 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Many of today's wealthiest technology executives have extensive art collections: Bill Gates, Larry Ellison and Jeff Dauber among others. Will newly-minted tech billionaires continue this trend?


    http://www.businessinsider.com/tech-billionaires-choose-picassos-over-ferraris-2015-6

  • 29 May 2015 3:05 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This blog post provides some guidelines for conversations with fundraisers that will help you provide more useful research.


    http://fundraisingcompass.com/2015/05/13/what-fundraisers-want

  • 29 May 2015 3:00 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Are corporations helping the world less with philanthropy than they might do by forgoing some profits?


    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/12/world/americas/philanthropy-starts-after-profits-are-tallied.html

  • 29 May 2015 2:49 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    A recent study shows the importance of philanthropy in the minds of the wealthy.


    https://philanthropy.com/article/86-of-Wealthy-Adults-Say/230437

  • 29 May 2015 2:34 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    More colleges and universities are experimenting with social media as part of their fundraising efforts than last year, according to a recent survey.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/online-fundraising-finally-catching-on-at-edu

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