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Dec. 1, 2021

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Volume 34, Issue 2

Cover Story



  • Major Gifts

    Women-Led Fundraising Effort Reaps Big Rewards for Dartmouth

    A campaign that raised $386 million in direct gifts and pledges and $61.5 million in planned bequests illustrates the financial and leadership might of today’s women donors.
  • Why They Give

    Philanthropist Couple Urges Wealthy Donors to Give Now

    Jennifer and David Risher started the #HalfMyDAF campaign to encourage people to give more from their donor-advised funds. They also support Worldreader, a nonprofit David co-founded to provide books to young people in underserved places.
  • Advice From Donors

    Tips for Fundraisers From 2 Big Donors

    Simplify and get to the point, say the couple, who have had good and not-so-good experiences with nonprofit fundraisers.