Deborah Kaplan Polivy, Ph.D.

Consultant in Fund Development and Board Management

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Events and Articles for spring 2015

February 2nd, 2015

“Pyramid or Cycle: What I Might Have Done,” Planned Giving Today, forthcoming, February, 2015. The “Ask” – A “How To” Prepare and Succeed in a Personal Solicitation for a Gift, a workshop for the  Community Foundation for Greater New Haven on April 22, 2015. “The Donor Pyramid vs the Donor Lifecycle Map: Which Makes Most Sense […]

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Workshop for NeighborWorks America

October 23rd, 2014

Deborah will lead two workshops for NeighborWorks America: “Underdeveloped: Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising” October 27 in Sacramento, California and “The Role of the Executive Director in Creating a Culture of Philanthropy” on December 10 in Washington, D.C.

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Recent Speaking Engagements

June 18th, 2014

Polivy spoke for NeighborWorks America in New Orleans, April 23, 2014 and made a presentation at State Street Global Advisors Annual Gift Planning Conference, April 29, 2014 On June 3, 2014, Deborah appeared on a live discussion on donor retention called “Advice for Building Donor Loyalty”. The webinar was A Chronicle of Philanthropy Live Discussion […]

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Annual Gift Planning Conference of State Street Global Advisors

June 18th, 2014

Deborah Kaplan Polivy presented at the Annual Gift Planning Conference of State Street Global Advisors on April 29, 2014. The title of her presentation was “A New Way to Think About Gift Planning: The Intersection of the Donor Lifecycle Map and Cultivation Tools.”

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Speaking Engagements – NeighborWorks America

February 17th, 2014

“Underdeveloped: Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising,” NeighborWorks America Training Institute, Los Angeles, California, 2/26/2014. “A New Way to Think About Gift Planning: The Intersection of the Donor Lifecycle Map and Cultivation Tools,” State Street Global Advisors Charitable Asset Management Gift Planning Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 29, 2014. Quotes from recent presentations: Hey Debbie, Thank YOU!  It […]

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Polivy to appear on the Nonprofit Coach Radio Show

September 18th, 2013

The Nonprofit Coach Radio Show features the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking. Host Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver through this economic downturn in the charitable sector to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success. You can tune in on November 26 for guest expert Deborah Kaplan Polivy who […]

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The ABCs of Donor Relations

March 25th, 2012

Deborah presented a workshop sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Rockland County on donor cultivation to the volunteers and staff of both Jewish and non-sectarian organizations. I thought it was the best donor cultivation presentation I’ve ever heard. It was very clear that you had real life examples from the wealth of experience you shared […]

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Recent Project Updates

March 20th, 2009

The endowment development project for the National Yiddish Book Center is complete. It primarily entailed three different parts. Reviewing current endowment policies and procedures and recommending changes. Drafting marketing piece and working with staff and design firm (see above and below). Training staff on endowment development (ongoing). Deborah Polivy and Maxine Stein, Director of Development […]

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Speaking Engagements – Bay Path College

October 15th, 2008

Upcoming speaking engagements include Bay Path College on Fundraising in These New Economic Times — Reflections from the Field (January 9, 2009); Women in Philanthropy of Western Massachusetts in Holyoke on Some Thoughts About Cultivation (January 13, 2009) and a similar topic at the Northshire Nonprofit Network meeting in Manchester, Vermont (November 7).

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