You don't choose a life, you live one.

| by Bert Armstrong

I sat down this weekend to watch The Way, an inspiring story about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating life, relationships, and the world around us. I’d promised my friend and business partner Tom McGuire that I would watch it so that upon his return from h…

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Remembering Tom McGuire

| by Bert Armstrong

It is with sad hearts that we share the news of Tom McGuire’s death. Tom, our co-founding partner, died suddenly on September 4, 2018, while on a much-anticipated trip to hike the Camino de Santiago Trail (El Camino Trail) in Spain. Although Tom retired from the firm in 2014, he contin…

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It's What You Make It

| by Shannon Williams

As I have recently come back from vacation with my family and am working to dig out, I have been pondering the question: Is vacation a blessing or a curse? I have decided that it is what you make it. I think we would all agree that technology has increasingly blurred the lines between work …

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Maximize Social Media for Your Next Event

| by Shannon Williams

Shelly Leslie is the Creative Director at WRAL, a local television station in Raleigh, NC, and she and her team partnered with our client, Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast to create a Social Inspiration Board for the recent Triangle Race for the Cure. The results were amazing. As S…

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U.S. Philanthropy Grows 4.4% in 2013

| by Shannon Williams

Philanthropic giving in the United States totaled more than $335 billion in 2013 with individual giving leading the way. Our local colleague Todd Cohen summarized the 2014 USA Giving Report. Click here to read the highlights.

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Non-Profits See Fundraising Increase in 2013

Sixty-two percent of over 500 nonprofits responding to an online survey early in 2014 by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative saw an increase in fundraising receipts in 2013, according to an article posted by our good friend Todd Cohen of Philanthropy North Carolina. Click here to read the f…

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10 Years and Counting!

| by Tom McGuire

This month marks Armstrong McGuire's 10-year anniversary.  In July of 2003 Bert Armstrong and I decided to launch a business based on the lessons we had each learned during years of hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector.  We believed then – and continue to believe today…

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