Article
March 15, 2017

Advice for Aspiring Major-Gifts Fundraisers

If you want to become a major-gifts officer, seek out skilled mentors and ask for chances to interact with big donors, experts say.

Article
March 08, 2017

How to Use Data to Boost Giving

Tell a story, and present information that matters to donors in a format that’s easy to understand.

Article
March 07, 2017

How to Find and Learn About Donors Abroad

A University of Chicago international prospect researcher shares tips and valuable open-source tools.

Data
March 07, 2017

Online Giving to Network for Good Declined in February

Contributions dropped by more than $1 million from January but were $2 million more than in February 2016.

Article
March 01, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Be Ready When News Breaks

Even small organizations should be prepared to respond quickly to a crisis — or a big fundraising opportunity. Experts explain the key steps.

Article
February 28, 2017

6 Tips to Help Supporters Raise Money From Friends

Experts offer advice on how to build strong peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.

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.

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.

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.

Article
February 02, 2017

A Small Nonprofit’s Investment in Fundraising Pays Off

The Community Sailing Center in Vermont made the most of a government grant and a surprise donation to build its development capability.