Montgomery Consulting
2014: 25 years of service to progressive nonprofit and economic development organizations.
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Fundraising & Philanthropy -- Issues and Trends

"Taxes and Charitable Giving," TheStreet, April 18, 2017

"Corporate Giving, Business Leadership Would Boost Charities," Crain's Detroit Business, March 21, 2016

"Building the business case for doing good,"

Employee matching gifts - Chicago TribuneBaltimore Sun, Orlando Sun-Sentinel 

aving Rosie the Riveter’s Factory—and Salvaging a Capital Campaign," (inaugural issue) 03/01/15

"Is Your Donor Reluctant — or Finished With You?" CHRONICLE OF PHILANTHROPY, 01/019/16

 "OHSU Taps Lawmakers in Fund Search,"  Portland Tribune

“Low income schools find new way to fundraise,”  Aljazeera America

2013 Michigan Fundraising Conditions Survey -- Michigan Radio 

2013 Michigan Fundraising Conditions Survey -- MLive

"Who Gives?  Phil Knight’s huge OHSU grant shocks philanthropy world,” Portland Tribune. 

"Pay attention to the 'mechanics' of online solicitation as well as the content -- Nonprofit Technology News

Implications for charities if the Penny were to be eliminated --

2012 Fundraising Conditions Survey Coverage - MLive

It's time for renewed focus on fundraising (commentary) -- Crain's Detroit Business

As economy improves, nonprofits will still feel the pinch (commentary) Detroit Free Press

How to get the most from your business giving -- CORP!

How to get the most from your business giving -- Leadership Focus (recorded interview)

Fundraising --
Clients & Projects

"MotorCities Holds Lunch and Learn In Eastpointe," Macomb Daily, 7/14/15.

"Museum officially buys Rosie's old plant," Associated Press News Archive

"Yankee Air Museum Changing Name, Mission in Expansion," Detroit Free Press, 10/31/14

"Willow Run Plant Reaches Fundraising Goal," NBC Nightly News

"Rosie the Riveter's Willow Run Bomber Plant Saved from Wrecking Ball,' Detroit Free Press/AP
"Museum Tries to Save Plant Where Rosie Riveted,"
 National Public Radio, "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition."

"Save the Bomber Plant" Detroit Free Press (includes video)

Nonprofit Management

"Democrats save arts funding for NPR and PBS from Donald Trump," The Independent (UK), May 1, 2017.

"Indianapolis Zoo Changes Ticket Pricing,"  AP in the Indianapolis Star

"Choosing a Financial Services Provider," Key Bank Nonprofit Insights

mbezzlement and employee theft at NPOs -- EDGE on the net

Why to include nonprofit management classes in your MBA coursework -- US News and World Report

Public Policy

"Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?" Huffiington Post, May 23, 2017

"The wall will create thousands of jobs. But there could be a catch, Money Magazine, January 22,2017

"Why Cuban Beaches Remain Out of Reach for Most Americans,"  Men's Journal (online), December 2015.

Community / Economic Development Practice

hat to do with an empty department store  -- Finance and Commerce -- Minneapolis/St.Paul

Challenges and opportunities for Detroit revitalization -- Cisco Connected Life Communities

Jackson County Economic Strategy -- Jackson Citizen Patriot

Entrepreneurship and Small Business 

“Four Tips for Getting Press Coverage,” MASHABLE

"Getting the most out of your Chamber membership," AMEX Open Forum


Those who can do, also teach -- Crain's Detroit Business (profile)