September 28, 2017
A Checklist and Sample Contracts for More Effective Crowdfunding
The University of California at Berkeley is raising hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for its projects, thanks to the guarantees and guidance it gives volunteer fundraisers.
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.
September 21, 2017
Jeffersonian Dinners: Using Food and Conversation to Draw In Donors
The goal is to engage new supporters and get beyond idle chitchat, pulling them deeper into the mission and asking for their ideas — but not their money.
September 19, 2017
A Key to Getting Corporate Money: Find Employees to Champion Your Cause
Corporate philanthropy increasingly takes its cues from "employee resource groups," which get direction from individual staff members passionate about charitable causes.
September 07, 2017
5 Smart Fundraising Tips From Wealthy Donors
Rich people are often bombarded with gift requests. The Chronicle mined its recent coverage for the best suggestions on how fundraisers can elevate their organization’s pitch above the din.
August 24, 2017
How to Find Big Donors Among the Women in Your Database
A prospect-research expert provides tips for the hunt for major gifts. The piece includes Readiness Checklists to help you identify prospective female donors — both within your database and elsewhere.