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The Philanthropy Landscape

Since our founding, we have been committed to advancing the profession of fundraising and helping to elevate the critical role mission-driven organizations play in the well-being of society and of our world. Here, we share insights on the opportunities and challenges facing organizations and their donors along with data-informed special reports. We also share stories of celebration – as organizations realize aspirational goals and demonstrate the impact of their missions.

Change Management: Embrace AI’s Impact on Philanthropy

Advancements in AI are changing the landscape of technology. How can you embrace these changes to benefit your organization?...

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Marts&Lundy Of Counsel Michael Sinkus Honored with the Loyalty to Bucknell Award

We are excited to share that our long-time colleague and friend, Michael Sinkus, has received Bucknell University’s Loyalty to Bucknell...

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Reimagining Campaign Strategies: Rethinking End Dates and Goals 

Explore the nuances of campaign planning and how rethinking traditional practices can lead to more impactful outcomes. ...

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The Power of Partnering: How to Partner Philanthropic Priorities With Healthcare Strategic Plans

When embarking on a strategic planning process, it is imperative that philanthropic partners be included as active participants....

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Practice Leader Perspectives on the Marts&Lundy $10M+ Gift Report 2024 

We asked Marts&Lundy’s Practice Leaders for their thoughts on this year’s $10M+ Gift Report in light of their respective expertise...

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$10M+ Gifts Report 2024

In this year’s annual report, we examine gifts of $10M+ given in 2023....

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Peter Hayashida Elected Chair of the Marts&Lundy Board of Directors

Marts&Lundy is pleased to announce that Peter Hayashida has been elected Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors, effective March...

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Webinar Recording: The Benefits of Joining (or Forming) a Community of Practice

In this webinar, we explore the multifaceted benefits of Communities of Practice (CoPs), where professionals come together to share knowledge,...

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Equity and Efficiency: Navigating the New Frontier of AI-Powered Analytics in Philanthropy

AI advancements represent the most dramatic and promising breakthrough since the introduction of wealth intelligence in the 1990s....

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A Guide for Institutional Leaders in Turbulent Times

By Consulting Partner Melissa von Stade & Associate Consultant Bree Muehlbauer, CFRE In an era of global unpredictability, institutional leaders...

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Courageous, Safe, and Necessary Conversations: Advancing Inclusive Philanthropy

Reflecting on recent achievements in the burgeoning realm of inclusive philanthropy, Marts&Lundy Consulting Partner Maia McGill sees tremendous potential for...

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Webinar Recording: The Changing Face of Mega Gifts

Join us for a panel discussion on the changing face of mega gifts from the perspectives of leaders in the...

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Native Women Lead Harnesses Transformational Grant to Forge Pathways for Change

Last year, Marts&Lundy had the opportunity to work with Native Women Lead as part of our client diversification initiative (CDI)....

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Doug Stewart Elected Marts&Lundy President and CEO

Marts&Lundy is pleased to announce that firm members have elected Douglas G. Stewart to serve as President & Chief Executive...

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Marts&Lundy Endorses Framework for Responsible AI in Fundraising

Mission-driven organizations rely on donors’ trust to fuel vision and achieve real impact. The extreme acceleration of the use of...

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The Story of MetroHealth Cleveland

Bob and JoAnn Glick had the philanthropic capacity to make an impact. In this story, we explore why they chose...

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Navigating the Intersection of AI and Philanthropy

In this post we explore how we can embrace the power of AI and ChatGPT wisely and responsibly for philanthropy....

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Campaign Planning During Economic Downturns

Marts&Lundy examined campaign performance before during and after the Great Recession in order to support data-informed conversations regarding campaign planning...

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