Appreciating philanthropists as they appreciate you

I wasn’t expecting a shout out to named gift opportunities in the middle of a lecture about the humanities. Imagine my delight, then, when the speaker spoke appreciatively of the donor recognition plaques lining the hallways of Messiah College’s newly opened Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. To hear a humanities […]

Doing good without us

It’s getting easier everyday for would-be givers to search out or create their own giving adventures. Connections with causes of the heart are a Goggle search away and that means a much diminished role for old-time intermediaries. Case in point, this from the September 26 New York Times. The critical mass of wiki and mapping […]