- The Mayan Calendar predicts that the world will come to an end before December 25, 2012.
- The U.S. Congressional Calendar predicts that philanthropic incentives may be legislated out of existence sometime soon.
Sure -- somebody somewhere always thinks the world is coming to an end. But when the government starts playing around with the philanthropic benefits that donors can take to the bank, fundraisers tend to take it personally. Should we be concerned that there may be some unwelcome taxes or other legislation in our future?
Our take is: Fundraisers with their hair on fire don't close gifts. We have better alternatives. Read More