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 staffers passionate about charitable causes.

September 12, 2017

How to Connect With Wealthy Young Donors

To inspire rich millennials to give, be prepared to listen and introduce them to philanthropic mentors.

September 11, 2017

August Sees Spike in Online Giving to Network for Good

The total rose 81 percent over July and 73 percent over August of last year. The number of donors more than doubled.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

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

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 29, 2017

Cultivating Diverse Donors Requires Cultural Sensitivity and Common Sense

Cast aside assumptions and stereotypes, but don’t ignore a donor’s cultural background.

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.

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.

August 04, 2017

Group Offers New Online Practice Test for Fundraising Certification

The goal is to give fundraisers a sense of confidence before taking the four-hour, 200-question credentialing exam.

July 28, 2017

Celebrating Success: How Fundraisers Mark Accomplishments

Symbolic traditions, surprise parties, and specialty drinks are some ways you told us your organizations recognize achievements.

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Develop messaging to inspire donors

Campbell & Co shows how online surveys can help you maximize your investment in marketing collateral