Happy #Researchpride Month!

Happy March everyone!  It’s finally March and spring is just around the corner (even though it doesn’t feel like it in Manitoba today).  While March has always been special to me due to many family celebrations and St. Patrick’s Day, now there is even one more thing to celebrate – March is the time to Read more about Happy #Researchpride Month![…]

Wrapping Up Summer 2016

Well today is August 31.  Labour Day weekend is fast approaching along with back to school, children’s activities, committee meetings and more.  It has been a fun summer – there’s been camping, visits to the beach and zoo, must-sees in Manitoba such as Folklorama and Tinkertown, and many afternoons enjoying our backyard. But there are numerous items Read more about Wrapping Up Summer 2016[…]

Why Conduct a Wealth Assessment?

One of the most popular profiles we prepare at Eclipse Research Group are our Wealth Indicator Reports & Analysis.  This profile includes a Wealth Assessment of the prospect.  While front line fundraisers generally just want “the numbers” it is helpful to understand what a Wealth Assessment is, and exactly how it can help your organization. What Read more about Why Conduct a Wealth Assessment?[…]

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

If you haven’t already heard, The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is back and is happening right now!  This challenge gives registered charities the chance to win $10,000.  The Great Canadian Giving Challenge started on June 1 and goes until midnight on June 30, 2016. For every $1 donation (minimum $3 donation required) made to a Read more about The Great Canadian Giving Challenge[…]

My #ResearchPride

March is International Prospect Development Pride Month.  #ResearchPride was launched by Helen Brown two years ago.  A fundraising professional since 1987 and co-author of the book Prospect Research for Fundraisers with Jen Filla, Helen is a distinguished prospect research professional.  (As the Chair of Programming for the conference I am particularly excited to say that Helen will Read more about My #ResearchPride[…]

Giving Back With the Home for Dinner Program

This past Saturday myself and three other ladies in my family volunteered to cook dinner for the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) Manitoba Home for Dinner program.  Thanks to all of the staff we dealt with – from signing up for the program to receiving a tour of all of the facilities, it was a wonderful Read more about Giving Back With the Home for Dinner Program[…]