Deborah Kaplan Polivy, Ph.D.

Consultant in Fund Development and Board Management

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How to Transform a Declaration of Intent to a Documented Legacy Commitment

May 23rd, 2017

Read my newest article on eJewish Philanthropy, “How to Transform a Declaration of Intent to a Documented Legacy Commitment“.

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Appointment to the Board of Overseers of the Heller School

May 23rd, 2017

Deborah was recently appointed to the Board of Overseers of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management of Brandeis University by President, Ron Liebowitz.

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Why Do We Put So Much Energy Into Attracting New Donors?

February 21st, 2017

Deborah’s article, “Why Do We Put So Much Energy Into Attracting New Donors?“, appeared on eJewish Philanthropy on February 14,2017. Read the article here. Deborah will appear on the NonProfit Coach with Ted Hart on February 21. Tune in! Download the podcast! Deborah will be speaking in San Francisco on April 26 at the Sanford […]

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When Is the Time to Start an Endowment?

February 1st, 2017

Based on a workshop that Deborah conducted for the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, she answers the question, “When Is the Time to Start an Endowment?” on eJewish Philanthropy.

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The Stranglehold of the Annual Campaign

September 20th, 2016

Deborah’s article, “The Stranglehold of the Annual Campaign” was posted on eJewishPhilanthropy, September 16, 2016. Click here to read the article.

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A Response to ‘Six Main Reasons Fundraising Fails’ or the Travails of a Development Director

March 1st, 2016

Deborah’s article, “A Response to ‘Six Main Reasons Fundraising Fails’ or the Travails of a Development Director” on eJewish Philanthropy strongly resonated with readers. She was inundated with emails and inquiries based on the content. You might want to read it if you have not or review it again if you have. Click here to […]

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Successful Boards Depend on Good Staffing

September 10th, 2015

Read Deborah’s newest article printed on July 23, 2015 in eJewish Philanthropy: Approval of the budget is often a rote exercise of whatever is produced by staff and/or a finance or executive committee without much explanation or input by the board…Read more

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Interview with Cause Planet

May 6th, 2015

Deborah will be interviewed by the folks at Cause Planet on May 28. Click here for more information

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How Do You Measure Development Success?

August 15th, 2014

Polivy’s article “How Do You Measure Development Success?” appears in eJewish Philanthropy This article about fundraising proposes a different measure of success or really a combination of them that when adopted will result in substantive development strategic planning. Continue reading…

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Sharing Your Mission: Partnership for Change

June 19th, 2014

Deborah just returned from Israel where she spoke about her new book at a conference in Jerusalem, “Sharing Your Mission: Partnership for Change,” hosted by On-Track Consulting and BDO, an international accounting and consulting firm. She also conducted a seminar at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Beersheba) for the graduate students and alumni of […]

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