Posts Tagged: Philanthropy

Rodman & Associates was recently quoted in the Austin American Statesman’s analysis of the Giving USA 2017 report.  Here we recap three key takeaways from the report as researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. All of the philanthropic focus areas tracked went up, a rare occurrence.  For only the sixth time… Read more »

Can We Talk About Money?

When I accepted a position as the Development Director for a small Austin nonprofit, I thought that my years of service in the sector would inform the role. I had been a nonprofit founder, board member, leader and consultant. Surely, I could effectively apply these experiences to this new role. But, as it turned out,… Read more »

Joy Selak Joins Rodman & Associates

Former MINDPOP development director founded two nonprofits, was ZACH Theatre president AUSTIN, Texas—Rodman & Associates, an Austin-based philanthropic advisory firm, announced that in April, Joy Selak, Ph.D., joined the team to help individuals, families and organizations plan their giving in ways that are strategic and impactful. Selak has more than 20 years in nonprofit leadership… Read more »

The value of Giving Back does get passed down!

Grandparents who actively pursue philanthropic endeavors are more likely to have grandchildren who give charitably and volunteer in the community. While giving priorities may differ (grandparents are more inclined to religious giving and grandchildren to secular giving), grandparents play a role in developing their grandchildren’s giving habits. Recent research released by the Lilly Family School… Read more »

Rebranding?

Is Corporate Philanthropy in your tool kit? Time and time again we see companies roll out public do-good campaigns following a major gaff, but do these campaigns really work?  It turns out they do!

Philanthropy & Sons

Did you know? A family-owned business is much more likely to practice philanthropy. Why? It helps to ensure the business’s future success by building family cohesion.