October 19, 2017

How to Help Professors Raise Money

Academics are more involved than ever in helping colleges raise money. The Chronicle asked seasoned development professionals how to get the most from them — and avoid pitfalls.

October 17, 2017

5 Ways Foundations Can Ensure That Evaluations Measure True Impact

Design an evaluation plan and a program at the same time, select evaluators who can give you timely results, consider whether you need specialists, and use quantitative and anecdotal information, say two experts. 

Tool Kit
October 09, 2017

Navigating Economic Diversity in the Nonprofit World

Read our collection of news articles and data studies to understand the role socioeconomic class plays in philanthropy and to learn what nonprofits and foundations are doing to recruit and retain people with modest economic backgrounds.

October 04, 2017

Video: From $141 Million Lottery Winners to Grant Makers

Fifteen years ago, Carmen and Alcario Castellano won the lottery and started a family foundation. Hear how they are using their grant making to encourage nonprofits to build more diverse leaders and boards.

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Develop messaging to inspire donors

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


October 03, 2017

How to Ensure the Success of a Junior Board

A veteran development director shares tips for mobilizing young leaders to improve programs, drive up revenue, and develop future trustees.

September 27, 2017

How Fundraisers Can Encourage Reluctant Leaders to Ask for Money

Start by helping them get some early easy wins.

September 14, 2017

How a Board Revamped and a New Junior Board Kick-Started Giving at LatinoJustice

A cadre of young new leaders brought fresh ideas — and more money — to an organization that dared to shake up its board membership and the way it operated.

September 11, 2017

Nonprofit Offers Guidance for Charities Worried About Deportation Raids

A legal group outlines legal rights of nonprofits and immigrants in the event of an immigration enforcement action.

September 07, 2017

How 2 Nonprofit Leaders Made Diversity a Priority

The white leaders of two groups serving diverse communities changed recruiting methods and sought counsel from peers of color to make their staffs and boards better reflect the populations they serve.

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.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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