Gift tables are like jigsaw puzzles — they require prospect development teams to solve small, intricate pieces before seeing the big picture. Learn how The Ohio State University tackles gift tables to elevate its campaigns. Read the feature.
 

Religious Roots of Charity
By Jo Ann Manuccia
In the early stages, prospect researchers seek out the motivations of potential donors, which at times may coincide with religious beliefs. Prospect researcher Jo Ann Manuccia used her experience working with Jewish donors to outline Jewish communal traditions that influenced their giving.

Ask the Ethicist: Recent Headlines Have Left Me Speechless
By Apra Ethics & Compliance Committee
Recent investigations and whistleblower activity should remind prospect development professionals to revisit their organization’s policies regarding acceptance of contributions. This month, The Ethicist provides several questions to ask yourself to ensure your organization's policies are thorough.

Building Relationships to Navigate New Career Opportunities
By Andrea Heitz
Career changes can be difficult, but with the right connections, you may discover your dream position. In this feature, senior director of prospect development Michelle Franke discusses how work relationships helped her navigate various opportunities throughout her career.