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Arabella Insights Webinar: Inside This Year's Giving USA

Meeting Description:
For more than four decades, Giving USA has been compiling data on philanthropic giving, tracking key changes and trends that help inform the entire nonprofit world.  This year, Arabella Advisors is going inside the Giving USA report to explore key themes and takeaways for philanthropists. Working closely with our friends at Giving USA, we are reviewing the report before its public release and developing a webinar that will help you interpret the data and what it means for donors.
Date: Tue, Jun 21, 2011
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Bruce Boyd
 Presenter Information
Peter Fissinger
President, Campbell & Company. Peter is a member of the board of the Giving Institute. He has 27 years of professional experience in institutional advancement and has been directly involved in designing and implementing major capital fundraising, annual giving programs, planned giving programs, and marketing and publication efforts.

Peter Frumkin
Professor of Public Affairs and Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, the University of Texas, Austin. Peter is a noted author and lecturer on philanthropy. His book, Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy, has been touted by reviewers as the “benchmark text for the field” and “the most penetrating exploration of contemporary philanthropy now available.”

Steven Lawrence
Director of Research, The Foundation Center. A seasoned researcher, writer, and communicator with 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Steven is the principal author of the annual Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates and Foundation Yearbook reports.

Terry Schavone
Vice President for Donor Services and Development, The Columbus Foundation. Terry has been vice president for Donor Services and Development at The Columbus Foundation since 1995 and has been engaged in the field of philanthropy for more than 30 years.

Shoshana Buchholz-Miller
Director, Arabella Advisors. Shoshana manages Arabella's Advisors' Chicago office in partnership with the firm's Chicago-based Principal. At Arabella, Shoshana has worked across a broad range of family, corporate and institutional client engagements and has honed her expertise in developing grant-making programs, creating evaluation frameworks, and assessing grant efforts.