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The events of 2020 have forced those of us who work in the non-profit sector to apply the fundamentals of good practice in new ways. At the ANU, where I work, every week my team and I ponder new ways…

An Outpouring of Love

Last Sunday, I spent some time on LinkedIn looking for blogs or articles about how to respond as a leader, or non-profit to the COVID-19 Pandemic. There was so much about “uncertainty,” including messages from firms reassuring me that they…

Endorsements for The Art and Science of Donor Bliss

A really lovely book… and I don’t think I have experienced one that focuses so much on both the positive AND the practical. I like how [the Billmans] offer both perspectives for a potential donor to understand the opportunities and the challenges. I like the use of many examples and I particularly appreciate both the aspirational tone and the practical advice.

Jennifer McFarland
Associate Vice President of Development and Managing Director, Office of Gift Planning, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Positive and practical

I think the value [the Billmans] bring to the conversation is the idea that giving to others can elevate the human experience in ways that simply cannot be achieved through any other activity. It is a huge idea that goes far beyond being a “donor.”

Thea Kleiber, MHA, CFRE
of Advancement, University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine

What a lovely book

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