Fundraising Trends

Mark Davy & Associates News 

Mark Davy referenced numerous times in new fundraising book. 

Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office.

Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in
America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community colleges. In order to gain a fair share, community colleges can rely on this book to deploy strategies effectively used by 4-year colleges. The author, Steve Klingaman, has raised over $40 million dollars for two-year and four-year colleges over a 25-year development career.

With its emphasis on planning the work and working the plan,
 Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges offers practical advice and concrete steps on how to build a strong advancement team with robust Annual Fund, grants, major gifts, planned giving programs.

Click on the link below to purchase:

http://www.amazon.com/Fundraising-Strategies-Community-Colleges-Advancement/dp/1579227317 

News articles with quotes from Mark Davy:

August 4, 2012 - The risks and rewards of star-studded fundraisers: http://www.startribune.com/local/164969656.htm

November 28, 2011 - Charity: Guilt, God or Tax Break? http://www.startribune.com/local/134647248.html

October 31, 2011 - Using Hair-Raising for Fundraising: http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/132893823.html

November 2010 - Obscure Holiday, Worthy Reminder: http://www.startribune.com/local/108284744.html


Mark Davy selected as the 2010 Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

November 2010

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Minnesota Chapter, has selected Mark Davy to receive the 2010 Outstanding Professional Fundraiser award.  The award honors individuals who practice their profession in an exemplarly manner and are an inspiration to others.  Mark will receive the award on Friday, November 19, 2010 at the Philanthropy Day celebration at the Hilton Minneapolis.  Frank Vascellero of WCCO is the Master of Ceremonies and the following award recipients will be honored: 

  • Mark Davy, Outstanding Professional Fundraiser 
  • Travelers Foundation, Outstanding Philanthropic Organization 
  • Madi Arends, Outstanding Youth Award 
  • Roger Hale, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 
  • Lee & Penny Anderson, Outstanding Individual Philanthropists

  4035 Brookside Avenue - Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

Phone: (952) 929-0444   -  1-800-536-0444

E-mail: info@markdavyassociates.com

 Home         Church Services         Nonprofit Services         Meet Our Staff         Fundraising Ethics         Contact Us