Article
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.

Article
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.

Tool Kit
September 19, 2017

How to Be a Smart Advocate

Read case studies and get expert advice on how to build ties with law makers and advocate effectively for your cause without risking your tax-exempt status.

Article
September 14, 2017

Raising Major Gifts: Key Advice From Those Who Do It Best

Creativity in approaching donors — and in finding the right people to make those personal appeals — can give charities an edge. The Chronicle offers a roundup of its top coverage of the quest to secure big gifts.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Divest-Invest Kickstarts the Clean Energy Transition

This 2015 report by Divest-Invest Philanthropy and Europeans for Divest-Invest examines the history and success of the dynamic fossil fuel divestment movement, and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the implications for the institutional investor.

Article
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.

Article
September 13, 2017

Jewish Community Groups Team Up to Draw Planned Gifts

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation provides coaching, training, and incentive grants to encourage nonprofits to seek long-term sustainability by pursuing legacy gifts together.

Article
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.

Data
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.

Article
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.

Article
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.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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