Staff Profile: Ana Dabrowski, Associate

The opportunity to “give back and make a difference in all different kinds of organizations throughout the country” is what led Ana Dabrowski to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector. “Ana serves as RA’s resident pilgrim,” says George Ruotolo, the firm’s CEO.  “She was born and still resides in Plymouth, Massachusetts, loves the ocean and boating, […]

How Ruotolo Associates Can Help You Begin Your Next Capital Campaign

When we begin working with an organization on a capital campaign, we often cite the Kresge Foundation, one of the nation’s foremost and innovative funders of capital campaigns, and the 12 factors it has identified as essential for this scale of fundraising. Often, the volume of work that is required for a successful capital campaign […]

Philanthropic Contributions Rise in 2012, According to Annual Giving USA Survey

The nonprofit sector as a whole is continuing to see improvement in philanthropic giving, says the Giving USA report of 2012 contributions. Philanthropic giving in 2012 totaled $316.23 billion, 3.5 percent higher than 2011.     Giving by corporations jumped the most in 2012, rising more than 12 percent over 2011 levels. Corporate giving, however, […]