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    THE BRIDGE FROM FEAR TO HOPE

    Posted by Jason Fry

    One evening in early December I got a text from a friend (who is a County Commissioner) that there was a mob of armed protesters outside her house. Her 12-year-old son was home alone at the time. He called her while she was at a Health District meeting that would determine whether our county would issue a mask mandate. Can you imagine how afraid he must’ve been?

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    Topics: Nonprofit Leadership, Generosity, Giving, Gift Of Giving, Nonprofit

    LESSONS OF GENEROSITY

    Posted by DBD Team

    Earlier this week, MacKenzie Scott announced that she had given more than $4 billion to 384 organizations around the country. Some of our clients were fortunate enough to receive one of those gifts. As we read Ms. Scott’s Medium post and learned more about the organizations chosen by her and her team, we realized there are many lessons to be learned from this generous act.

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    Topics: Leadership, Donation, Major Gifts, Nonprofit Leadership, Generosity, Giving, Nonprofit

    HOW CAN I HELP?

    Posted by Lora Dow

    Like all of us, I was stunned and saddened by the news out of Paris Friday night. Coming shortly on the heels of a similar attack in Beirut just hours before, the on-going refugee migration, and violence throughout the world and in our own country, it’s easy to be overwhelmed.

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    Topics: Case For Support, Generosity, Giving

    THE GIFT OF GIVING

    Posted by Bruce Berglund

    This is the second of a two-part conversation with my friend, Lee Heyward, as part of our What Matters podcast series. (Did you miss the first part? Listen to it now.)

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    Topics: Philanthropy, Volunteers, Generosity, Church Stewardship, Church Leadership, What Matters Podcast

    LESSONS FROM A RELUCTANT ASKER

    Posted by Bruce Berglund

    Recently, I had a chance to sit down with my former pastor and dear friend, Lee Heyward, as part of our on-going What Matters podcast conversations.

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    Topics: Philanthropy, Art Of The Ask, Generosity, Church Stewardship, Church Leadership, What Matters Podcast

    UNLEASHING GENEROSITY

    Posted by Lora Dow

    As nonprofit and church leaders, we are often called upon to encourage others to give to our organization. But can taking a closer look at our own giving help us to be better at encouraging generosity in others?

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    Topics: Generosity, Summer Reads, What We're Reading

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