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RPR Fundraising relaunches as Ascend Partners Group, LLC

Consulting firm to non-profits merges with The Richard Mahan Group; New associates join professional team. RPR Fundraising, LLC has merged with the Richard Mahan Group effective March 1, 2015.  The newly combined consulting agency has been renamed Ascend Partners Group, LLC, reflecting the firm’s professional expertise in assisting non-profit organizations in growing and expanding their business […]

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Fund development/marketing/communications roles available in Northern California

Two of our clients are seeking up-and-coming professionals to take on terrific new roles in their respective organizations. One is a mid-career role with tremendous upside; the other is a first step for a professional headed out of school and into the workforce. Director of Fund Development and Marketing, United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras […]

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The chase for corporate support

Just about every organization we work with of late has been seeking answers to a seemingly universal question in the non-profit community: “How do we attract more corporate support?” A fair question, but not when it comes at the exclusion of others, such as, “How do we increase annual giving from individuals?” Or, “How do we […]

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Trustees, presidents, and fundraising

F. Gregory Campbell, former president of Carthage College, writes that “…trustees choosing a new president should focus on personal trustworthiness in judging the candidates. Would they themselves be inclined to make a major gift if that person came calling? With time and familiarity, might they do so?” An important consideration…and an important acknowledgment that fundraising […]

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A fundraiser’s resume: What it should always include

We absolutely agree with Linda Spencer‘s post on her Living for Purpose blog about what every fundraiser’s resume should include. Our firm reviews numerous resumes for major gift officer and executive director positions, and far too often they lack some of these basic elements. This is a terrific primer for anyone looking at polishing a resume in preparation for a job […]

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