Article
September 25, 2017

Roundup: Fundraising in the Trump Era

The election of President Trump has proven a bonanza for some charities in whipping up support, while others fear the revenue impact of budget cuts.

Checklist
August 30, 2017

6 Steps to Ensure a Successful Editorial-Board Meeting

Research the members of the board, prepare carefully, set expectations, and manage your attendees to make the most of these sessions.

Article
August 22, 2017

Mobile Advocacy Campaigns: How One Nonprofit Texts to Connect With Donors

Food & Water Watch uses text messages to inspire supporters to call their legislators.

Article
August 15, 2017

Keys to Crafting Appeals for a Broad Array of Donors

Fundraisers and marketing consultants share tips for producing materials with diverse audiences in mind.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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

Template
August 08, 2017

A Tool to Help Nonprofits Assess Volunteer-Run Fundraising Campaigns

A water charity developed a "decision matrix" that lays out in columns and rows the kind of backing the organization will provide for its supporters' DIY events.

Article
August 01, 2017

A Tool Kit for Creating a Powerful Visual Identity

Two branding strategists offer advice on the key questions to ask and the elements to consider in designing logos and communications that attract and engage donors.

Special Report
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked

The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part I

The 92nd Street Y excites donors with cool technology, a ballet steals an airline tactic, and more.

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part II

Inside a “textathon,” the ultimate day planner for gift officers, and benefit parties where food steals the show. 

Article
June 27, 2017

5 Reasons Your Communications Strategy Should Include Editorial Boards

Editorials and op-ed columns can influence public perceptions of your cause. Engaging with the people who write and edit them makes it more likely they will consider your perspectives and proposals before they publish.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits

The types of credit card accounts, fees, as well as the myriad of solutions, can be confusing. This article includes tips for success as well as possible pitfalls to avoid.