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February 20, 2018

Do’s and Don’ts for Building Ties With Donors at Family Foundations

15 ways to improve your odds of gaining support from small grant makers

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February 14, 2018

How to Run a Fundraising Campaign for Valentine’s Day and Other ‘Hallmark’ Holidays

To make the most of quieter fundraising periods, celebrate minor holidays. Here’s what some creative charities are doing.

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February 13, 2018

Giving in 2018 Could Grow 4%, Research Finds — but Tax Law Could Change That

If the economy stays strong, so will giving, but nobody knows how new levies will affect philanthropic donations, according to a new report.

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February 13, 2018

How Fundraisers Can Help Donors Deal With Wall Street’s Wild Ride

A healthy ‘correction’ or the start of the next economic downturn? While we wait to see what February’s stock-market volatility means, experts offer advice for quelling jitters.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

Campbell & Co shows how your website’s architecture can influence donor behavior

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February 13, 2018

8 in 10 Colleges Are Running Capital Drives — or About to Start One

Fundraisers who drive higher-education’s perpetual search for big gifts want more training, more emphasis on finding younger donors, and campaigns that last no more than five years, says a new report.

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February 08, 2018

Allison Fine Answers Readers’ Questions on Careers, Management, Leadership, and More

Get advice on how not to lose ground in your career while you raise your kids, what to do when your boss isn't listening to you, how to figure out when it's time to seek a leadership job, and much more.

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February 07, 2018

6 Ways to Attract and Nurture Self-Made Donors

When seeking gifts from newly wealthy donors, educate them, encourage networking, start small, and pay attention to women and kids.

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February 07, 2018

How to Land Big Unrestricted Gifts

Donors made at least 15 contributions of $1 million or more last year — no strings attached.

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February 06, 2018

Donations to Colleges Up 6% in 2017

Contributions to higher-education institutions topped $43.6 billion, the highest total ever counted by the annual Voluntary Support of Education report.

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February 05, 2018

New Site Seeks to Make It Easier for Giving Circles to Bloom

Global Impact won money from the Gates Foundation to work on ways to help like-minded small donors pool their resources to support favorite causes.

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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.