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Last week, we announced an incredible addition to the Pursuant leadership team – Jennifer Bielat. Jennifer joins Pursuant with more than two decades of proven leadership in the philanthropic sector and was a catalyst for…
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We’re thrilled to welcome Jennifer Bielat to the Pursuant team. In January, Jennifer began serving as senior vice president, client strategy. Jennifer brings over twenty years of extensive leadership experience within the nonprofit sector. Most…
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Every year fundraisers are asked to do more with less. Your plate is full. We get that and we want to help. One way that we’d like to make your life just a little bit…
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I’ll be at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in D.C. in a few weeks, and I’m feeling particularly excited. This is the first D.C. conference since DMA rebranded itself with a focus on data and,…
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Today we are thrilled to share that Pursuant has acquired TouchPoint Software, a church management system (ChMS) that provides church leaders a way to manage their church and engage their people more effectively at an…
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We’re pleased to return this month with another Nonprofit Leader feature. Today we’re chatting with Bruce Everhart, Vice President of Donor Development and Channel Strategy at Moody Global Ministries. Bruce has been part of the…
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Recap: Donor Relations the Disney Way

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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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Pursuant Wishes You a Joyful Holiday Season

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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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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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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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