Modern Philanthropist

In our Modern Philanthropist blog series, we’ll give you an inside look at one of the fastest growing groups in the fundraising world – millennials. Here, we’ll talk about different characteristics of millennials and how to engage and interact with them in order to create long term value for your fundraiser or nonprofit.

Fundraiser Spotlight: Millennial Donors

2016-12-06T05:50:12-05:00 November 12th, 2015|Fundraising Tips, Modern Philanthropist|

Saturday, November 7th marked the date of the 2nd Annual Fall Formal Fundraiser, held in Boston, MA. In their second year organizing the Fall Formal, Accevelents co-founders Jon Kazarian and Zach Hagopian aimed to donate a substantial amount to their organization of choice, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  With over 1,000 people in attendance, the team utilized [...]

The Modern Philanthropist: Staying Connected

2016-12-06T05:50:13-05:00 June 25th, 2015|Modern Philanthropist|

In today’s world,  staying connected online and socially is how you stay relevant. Whether it’s about updates on what your friends are doing tonight, the latest score of your favorite sports team, or even posting a picture of the meal that you just ate, staying connected matters. Because instant updates and connectivity have become so [...]

Modern Philanthropist Series: Pt. 2 – Fundraising Experiences

2016-12-06T05:50:13-05:00 August 13th, 2015|Modern Philanthropist|

Today, fundraising can take many forms. While traditional forms of fundraising (direct mail, donation pages, cold calling, etc.) are all extremely popular and somewhat effective at generating donations for your cause, the Modern Philanthropist looks for something different: Fundraising Experiences. The Modern Philanthropist constantly seeks out avenues to create great experiences.  This includes exciting and unique fundraising [...]