Article
March 28, 2017

College Doubles Down on Phone-athons for $1 Billion Campaign

Fundraisers at William & Mary believe an old-fashioned technique will help them round up young donors and meet an ambitious goal.

Article
March 23, 2017

Turn Your Nonprofit’s Trustees Into Master Advocates

Board members make some of the best advocates for a charity’s mission. Here’s how to make them comfortable in that role.

Article
March 22, 2017

How to Lead Your Team Through a Stressful Time

Experts advise facing sources of stress head on and communicating frequently with colleagues about how you plan to address them.

Checklist
March 21, 2017

6 Must-Haves for a Successful Peer-to-Peer Program

Arm your volunteer fundraisers with tools they need to bring in donations. Here are some necessities.

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Directory of Services: Find Products and Services to Help Support Your Mission

The Directory is a digital resource that helps you connect with vendors who help nonprofit organizations accomplish their fundraising goals and support their organizational strategy.

Article
March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

Article
March 15, 2017

How USC Raised $6 Billion and Is Now Seeking More

The university doubled its fundraising staff and focused on midlevel donors. Now it’s adding another three years to its record-breaking capital campaign.

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 14, 2017

6 Steps All Nonprofits Can Take to Improve Security

Build relationships with local law enforcement, create safety plans and procedures, and look to other organizations for ideas and tips.

Article
March 09, 2017

How Four Charities Raised Money by Collaborating, Not Competing

A quartet of New York nonprofits working on racial, gender, and economic justice created a joint fundraising campaign that celebrated the strength of those they serve.

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.

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Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits

The types of credit card accounts, fees, as well as the myriad of solutions, can be confusing. This article includes tips for success as well as possible pitfalls to avoid.