Ciao from Venice! This week I’m headed to Peschiera del Garda in Verona where the Italian Fundraising Association is hosting its annual Festival di Fundraising conference. It’s not all pasta, pizza and Limoncello in Italy. It is the third biggest fundraising market in Europe after the UK and Germany. Italians generously donated €9.1m in 2017. […]


Today’s blog is a brief departure from the usual legacy-related topic that I enjoy writing about. Four years ago I was invited by my friends over at Bloomerang to give a webinar for small shops. At the time I was Director of Development at the MOSD Foundation in Montreal and after years of working in […]


Imagine this: you want to create a legacy video for your organization but you are not sure where to start. It’s normal! It’s a big project, lots is at stake and you are probably asking yourself: How can I tell our story? What’s our legacy proposition? Who’s story can we tell? Doing some reconnaissance work […]


Attending and presenting at conferences around the globe and visiting our offices in different markets has exposed me to interesting insights that have made me reflect on what impacts legacy giving. Whether you’re a seasoned legacy professional or just starting out, these insights will help you be more effective and responsive to your donors’ needs. […]


Yesterday the world watched in horror as the beautiful and iconic Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral went up in flames. If you have had the privilege to visit the Cathedral, I hope you were left breathless as I was when I first visited in 1999. It is obvious that the Cathedral holds a very special place […]