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For many hospitals and healthcare foundations, finding a way to accelerate giving from their Grateful Patient Population has never been more challenging than it is today. Between HIPAA regulations, increased competition, and higher expectations to…
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Happy New Year! We hope your holidays were restful and relaxing, and that you are energized as you face the new year. As we move into our plans to provide you with helpful resources this…
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At Pursuant we have the honor of partnering with many kinds of nonprofit organizations to help them fund their mission, including some of the world’s leading hospitals and healthcare foundations. Over the course of years…
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With only about 10 days left in 2016, we are hitting crunch time in year-end fundraising and we just want you to know we are rooting for you. It’s been an honor to partner with…
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Doctors’ Day is coming up on March 30th. It’s a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the incredible contributions that doctors make to our lives every day, and inspire giving among the patients and families they care…
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In recent weeks we’ve been discussing how fundraising strategies differ between closed loop and open loop organizations. Today we’re diving into three strategies for organizations whose beneficiaries will one day be its donors. 3 Practical…
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Recap: Donor Relations the Disney Way

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In some of our recent posts we’ve focused on the unique opportunities presented to open loop organizations in fundraising. As a reminder, these are organizations whose beneficiaries will likely never be donors. This week I…
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At a time in our culture when there is a lot of uncertainty, we’re grateful for the opportunity to pause and count our blessings this week around the Thanksgiving table. We hope you’ll take some…
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The new blockbuster movie, Hacksaw Ridge, tells the story of a World War II army recruit, Desmond Doss, and his desire to support the war effort. The movie, directed by Mel Gibson, shows the struggle…
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Pursuant Wishes You a Joyful Holiday Season

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If you’ve spent much time reading the content we create or have met us in person, there’s one thing you’ve probably picked up on: we’re serious about data-informed decisions. Whether we’re determining how to pivot…
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Last week we began discussing the unique opportunity that open loop organizations have in reaching their donors. This week we want to dive into the practicals and provide you with three tips to implement in…
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Last week we unpacked the difference between open loop and closed loop organizations. Today I want to focus on open loop organizations, those organizations that have a different set of donors and beneficiaries. Here’s the…
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Every nonprofit is a Closed Loop organization or an Open Loop organization. Knowing the distinction between the two and which camp your organization is in will have a huge impact on your fundraising. While donors…
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Periodically we sit down with a fundraiser and pull back the curtain on their organization. Today we had the pleasure of speaking with Steven Rubloff, Vice President for Development at Virginia Hospital Center Health System…
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Over the past several weeks we have unpacked the current state of charitable giving. We’ve discussed current political and social events, as well as macro trends in demographics and technology. Today we’re going to dive…
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Last week we gave you an overview of the current state of charitable giving. So now that we have an idea of current events that impact giving, we’d like to point out a few macro…
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If you’ve been in fundraising very long you recognize that the success of a campaign hinges on much more than simply how well the strategy is executed. The economy, the political and social climate of…
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#GivingTuesday has quickly become a philanthropic phenomenon that your nonprofit can’t afford to ignore. Held the first Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday, it has become one of the most important days on the calendar for…
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We’re pleased to continue the Nonprofit Leader Spotlight with today’s guest, Brian Bishop. Brian serves as Director of Development at Turning Point, the broadcast ministry of Dr. David Jeremiah. Every week Turning Point releases 37,381…
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It’s hard to believe, but this month we are celebrating Pursuant’s 15-year anniversary! We were able to celebrate together last week in Dallas and wanted to share a few photos from the festivities. Pursuant was…
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