Philanthropy Thoughts

Philanthropy Thoughts will soon be The Philanthropy Primer. However, only the name will change. Like Philanthropy Thoughts, The Philanthropy Primer will contain links to interesting nonprofit sector insights.

The More They Give, the More They Love You
All we need is love.

Have Donors Changed In 50 Years?
Check out the list of motivators… fodder for a future divisional meeting?  Carol, I didn’t see rocking chair, clock or plaque anywhere on the list.

Nonprofit CEOs should be donors’ best friends
I’m forever telling donors (and prospects) that I don’t necessarily have to ask for money.  Often times all I have to do is match donor passions with Cedarville needs….  But I’m not ashamed to flat-out ask when it’s appropriate.

About Benjamin Mohler

Benjamin Mohler, CFRE, ACFRE has a keen interest in understanding the connection between culture and the practice of philanthropy. His experiences working with international nonprofit organizations, extensive international travel, together with his graduate work at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and leadership roles with local nonprofits combine to produce his expertise in this area. He’s also a big baseball fan.

Mohler is the Assistant Vice President for Major and Planned Gifts at Eastern Kentucky University. Prior to his current role, he held key roles with The William States Lee College of Engineering at UNC Charlotte, Cedarville University, and The Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Advanced Certified Fundraising Professional (ACFRE), and serves AFP at an international level, including his current role chairing the publishing committee for the AFP Fund Development Series.

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