Background Paper
May 17, 2017

How to Identify First-Rate Board Members

A guide to choosing trustees outlines the characteristics that make the best candidates and offers tips for judging important intangible qualities.

Tool Kit
May 11, 2017

How to Be a Better Nonprofit Manager

A collection of resources to help charity leaders resolve conflict, motivate employees, and assess whether they’re ready to move up to a higher position.

Article
May 02, 2017

How to Build a Strong Women’s Philanthropy Program

What it takes to attract female donors to your cause, plus six easy ways to build long-term relationships with women.

Article
May 01, 2017

Keys to Low Staff Turnover: One Nonprofit’s Advice

At the Red Cross's Indiana state chapter, hiring fundraisers who've worked previously with other staffers has helped foster team spirit and boost retention.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Harness technology for fundraising success

Five tips from Campbell & Co on leveraging technology to further your mission

Article
April 26, 2017

How a Shared Database Is Helping 4 Nonprofits Help the Jobless

The foundation-funded technology enables groups to collectively track and report results and better serve their clients. 

Article
April 25, 2017

Four Traps Foundation Leaders Should Avoid

In the first of a series of columns on running effective foundations, consultants Stephen Isaacs and Paul Jellinek address common leadership pitfalls and how to steer clear of them.

Article
April 20, 2017

Fundraising Advice: Mailing-List Segmentation for Beginners

Splitting supporters into subgroups can help you pinpoint messages, improve programs, and assess what types of appeals and extras work best for which donors.

Checklist
April 12, 2017

5 Musts for Establishing a Major-Gift Program

If you’re just getting started seeking gifts from wealthy donors, begin by preparing your board and inviting volunteers to join campaign committees.

Article
April 11, 2017

9 Ways to Ensure Your Vacation Is Really Time Off From Work

Coordinating and communicating with donors and colleagues ahead of time is key to arranging a worry-free escape from the daily grind.

Article
April 06, 2017

Coaching Board Members for Advocacy Pays Big Dividends

Trustees’ connections and community clout can be invaluable for the nonprofits they serve, but these assets are often underused. Experts share their secrets on how to motivate board members to make your case to legislators and policy makers.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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