Article
February 23, 2017

How One Fundraiser Has Forged Relationships With Financial Advisers — and Scored Big Gifts

Patience and giving personal attention to financial professionals — and their wealthy clients — can pay off.

Checklist
February 22, 2017

A Checklist for Staying Within the Law When Raising Money

A lawyer discusses how to register with the right state charity office, accurately represent how donations will be spent, and more.

Article
February 21, 2017

Management Lessons From a Veteran Nonprofit Leader

Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America, answers questions about hiring, managing, and moving to a large nonprofit.

Article
February 16, 2017

5 Ways to Raise Money When Donors Are Consumed by Nonstop News

Don’t give up just because your cause isn’t the topic of the moment.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Directory of Services: Find Products and Services to Help Support Your Mission

The Directory is a digital resource that helps you connect with vendors who help nonprofit organizations accomplish their fundraising goals and support their organizational strategy.

Template
February 15, 2017

A Stewardship Plan for Midlevel Donors

The American Farmland Trust developed a simple tool for managing outreach to $1,000-plus contributors.

Checklist
February 14, 2017

5 Steps to Building Ties with Corporate Employees

Volunteer help, pro bono support, and eventually money can come from building ties with employees at companies.

Tool Kit
February 09, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Advocate Effectively — and Stay Within the Law

Advice to help you educate legislators about your causes without running afoul of regulations on lobbying and politicking.

Article
February 08, 2017

6 Ways Nonprofit Leaders Can Navigate an Unpredictable Political Landscape

The overall economy is more important than tax policy for nonprofits, and other important advice to keep in mind during tumultuous times.

Article
February 07, 2017

11 Ways for Nonprofits to Build Ties With Lawmakers

Experts see this as one of the most basic kinds of advocacy. Here’s how to get started.

Data
February 07, 2017

The Philanthropy 50

Search or browse this year's list of America’s biggest donors and all of the past lists going back to 2000. You can sort by name, amount donated, source of wealth, location, and top cause.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Divest-Invest Kickstarts the Clean Energy Transition

This 2015 report by Divest-Invest Philanthropy and Europeans for Divest-Invest examines the history and success of the dynamic fossil fuel divestment movement, and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the implications for the institutional investor.