Winkler Group Names New Executive Services AdministratorNovember 4, 2013

The Winkler Group recently promoted Laura Bauersfeld to Executive Services Administrator. The creation of this new position further highlights the Winkler Group’s commitment to client service. Ms. Bauersfeld, a graduate of Clemson University, will assist in managing client projects and leading the firm’s social media and marketing initiatives. “Laura is a tremendous asset to our...

Countdown Begins for Giving USA ReleaseNovember 4, 2013

Philanthropy's most comprehensive report on the state of giving will be unveiled June 18, 2013. As a Member of the Giving Institute, the Winkler Group will have exclusive advance access to the data. Jennifer Richard, Winkler Group Vice President and Giving USA Contributing Editor, says, "fundraisers in all nonprofit sectors across the country await the...

Giving USA 2013 ReleasedNovember 4, 2013

CHARLESTON, SC - June 18, 2013 - The Winkler Group, a full-service fundraising firm offering capital campaigns, planning studies, and strategic services, today released the full results of Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Jennifer Richard, Winkler Group Vice President, serves as a contributing editor of the report. The report shows that American individuals,...

Winkler Group Expands; Names New Campaign ConsultantNovember 4, 2013

Veteran fundraiser Maggie Rauck has joined the Winkler Group as a campaign consultant. A former fundraising consultant for both the Republican National Committee and Republican Governors Association, Ms. Rauck brings extensive experience to the position. At the RNC, Ms. Rauck was instrumental in securing sponsorship contributions and overseeing corporate donor cultivation. At the RGA, Ms....

Winkler Group Names VP for Operations and Strategic PlanningNovember 4, 2013

Charleston—Courtney Brady was recently promoted to Assistant Vice President for Operations and Strategic Planning for the Winkler Group. Ms. Brady brings impeccable credentials to the position. As a Major Gift Officer for Duke Law School, Ms. Brady was part of the “The Campaign for Duke” team that raised over $1.5 billion. In addition to her...

Are You Ready for a Campaign?: Save the DateNovember 4, 2013

The Winkler Group has released the dates for its annual Charleston Conversation fundraising forum. This year's topic: Are You Ready for a Campaign? The two-day workshop, held January 23 and 24 in one of America's most beloved cities, is intended for intermediate and advanced fundraising professionals, as well as executive directors and board members. Fundraising...

Giving USA Releases International Giving SpotlightNovember 4, 2013

Giving to international affairs organizations rose a whopping 552% (in inflation-adjusted dollars) between 1987 and 2012. In comparison, giving to all other charities combined grew 82% over the same period. The findings are included in Giving USA's International Spotlight, which was released this week. The Spotlight uncovers the reason for this rapid growth, and forecasts...

Congratulations, Charleston Catholic!November 4, 2013

Charleston Catholic School's dream is finally becoming a reality.  The School's beautiful new building is rising quickly on the historic campus in downtown Charleston.  With new classrooms, a media center, science labs, and art rooms, the building will transform the school experience for children and families.      The Winkler Group is proud to have...

A New Home for All Nations Church OmahaNovember 4, 2013

Winkler Group client All Nations Church in Omaha, Nebraska, will soon have a permanent home.  ANCO has exceeded its initial Operation Go! capital campaign goal; as campaign gifts continue to come it, the Church will likely exceed even its initial stretch goal!   "We would never have been able to raise the funds we need without our...

Garth Brooks’ $1 Million Victory against Hospital Serves as a Reminder of Our Ethical Obligations to DonorsNovember 4, 2013

On January 24, a jury awarded country singer Garth Brooks $1 million in his lawsuit against a hospital in Oklahoma for failure to name a building for Brooks’ mother after he made a $500,000 donation.  The jury found that the hospital not only had to return the donation, but also awarded $500,000 in punitive damages. ...

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