• January 31, 2015

The Fundraising Outlook for 2013

Tuesday, January 15, at 1 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time

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Nonprofits enter the new year facing an unsettled fundraising climate.

Donors are concerned about the sluggish economy, potential cuts to federal spending, and changes to the tax code. Meanwhile, changing technology presents new challenges and opportunities to groups that want to reach new supporters.

Will more donors move away from direct gifts toward loan or investment options? Which groups, if any, will have an advantage in the coming months? Could potential changes to the tax code spur giving?

Read the transcript below of a live online discussion that will help your nonprofit meet its 2013 fundraising goals.

The Guests:

Patrick Rooney is associate dean for academic affairs and research at the Indiana University School of Philanthropy.

Steven MacLaughlin is director of the Idea Lab at Blackbaud, a global provider of software and services for nonprofits.

The Moderator:

Holly Hall is features editor at The Chronicle of Philanthropy and has been covering nonprofit fundraising for more than two decades.

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