Category Archives: Research/surveys

How to be an informed donor: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting An article recently published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy says that donors plan to be more strategic about giving this year, focusing their efforts on organizations that demonstrate success. If you are a young professional … Continue reading

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Australia, New Zealand are most “giving” countries, study finds

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In a recently released study that used several factors to determine how giving residents from countries across the world are, the U.S. ranked fifth (tied with Switzerland) after Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Ireland (which … Continue reading

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JVA grant writers and evaluators to present at conferences throughout the country

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting In October and November, JVA Consulting will take its show on the road to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2010 Conference, which takes place in San Antonio, Texas and the American Association of Grant Professionals … Continue reading

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Been to the Denver Zoo lately?

Have you been to the Denver Zoo in the last five years? If the answer is no, the Denver Zoo wants to hear from you. In partnership with JVA Consulting, the zoo will hold several focus groups in Denver and … Continue reading

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Survey: Majority of wealthy people not cutting back on giving to nonprofits

Despite recent declines in company valuations, stock prices and real estate, high-net-worth individuals in the United States and United Kingdom continue to see philanthropy as a necessary expense and would sooner give up some of their comforts than cut back … Continue reading

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Philanthropic support for women and girls is increasing

A report funded in part by the Wallace Foundations shows that philanthropic support women and girls is on the rise, according to a recent Philanthropy News Digest item. The report, Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: The Role of Women’s … Continue reading

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