Christina Eastman

Christina Eastman is a graduate student at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship, where she studies politics. She is a 2021 Publius Fellow with the Claremont Institute and a member of the Steamboat Institute's Emerging Leaders Council. Prior to attending Hillsdale's School of Statesmanship, Christina was a consultant for American Philanthropic.

Christina's writing has appeared in Philanthropy DailyThe American Conservative, American Greatness, the Daily Signal, and elsewhere.

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4 strategies for a successful Giving Tuesday

It’s a crowded field on Giving Tuesday, but there’s no reason to sit that day out. Here are 4 tips for a successful Giving Tuesday that doesn’t overwhelm you.

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4 tips for a new major-gifts officer

When you’ve recently been hired, your tendency is to prove yourself and seem like an expert fast—but leveraging your “newness” may be the best way to close gifts and engage donors.

4 tips for reimagining in-person events in the time of COVID-19

If you are going to host an in-person event—whether fundraising or to celebrate an organizational landmark—it’s important to get it right. Today, that means taking COVID precautions into account, as well.

Charities are shock absorbers for blows to the economy. Government bailouts are not

The charitable sector recently requested a $60 billion bailout from the federal government. But is that money going where it’s needed most?

How are artists weathering COVID-19?

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of us. Here are some encouraging stories about groups making the arts available to those of us at home and supporting artists in need.