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 is Vice President of Institutional Advancement for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). In this role, he oversees the KCTCS Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement and the KCTCS Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs. With 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses, KCTCS is the Commonwealth’s largest postsecondary institution. He also serves as executive director of the KCTCS Foundation, Inc.

Mohler most recently served as assistant vice president for development at Eastern Kentucky University. His background also includes key advancement roles at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Cedarville University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

He earned a master’s degree in philanthropy and development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Cedarville University. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and has earned the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) credential. He currently serves on the ACFRE Board.

Mohler was named to Charlotte Business Journal's "Forty Under 40" in 2013 and the AFP Bluegrass Chapter honored him with their Exemplary Service Award in 2015.

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