Baltimoreans ready to stretch their muscles for nonprofit fundraisers
By David Snyder
Remember when nonprofit organizations relied on phone-a-thons as their big yearly fundraisers? If not, don’t feel bad, it’s because they’ve long been replaced.
Said Greg Cantori, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, “They’ve gone the way of the dinosaur.”
Instead, nonprofits, particularly in the last 10 to 15 years, have latched onto a trend that continues to grow: a walk, run or biking event. Not only are more organizations utilizing charity walk-type events, they also are experiencing a spike in both attendance and income. [Read more…]