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We strive to equip all of our philanthropic partners with the knowledge, tools, and confidence they need to pursue their dreams and advance their missions. Explore our growing library of resources and strategies below.

Giving USA

Giving USA 2022 At-A-Glance

According to Giving USA 2022: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2021, 2021 was another outstanding year for charitable giving! Download our snapshot to review the key insights at-a-glance.

A Nonprofit's Checklist for Meeting With a Corporate Giving Officer

Developing relationships in corporate philanthropy is crucial, and it all starts with a first meeting. It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Prepare by downloading our checklist.

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Case Studies

Habitat for Humanity–MidOhio

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  • Campaign Management
  • Strategic Plan
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Ronald McDonald House Charities Dayton

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  • Feasibility Study
  • Campaign Counsel
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Lindy Infante Foundation

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  • Master Plan
  • Executive Coaching

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