August 01, 2017
15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked
The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results.
August 01, 2017
From Microsoft to Gates Foundation to Local Charity: The Evolution of a Leader
Former Gates Foundation head Patty Stonesifer shares lessons she’s picked up in moving to Martha's Table, a small Washington, D.C., social-services nonprofit.
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.
July 27, 2017
How to Keep Your Charity Neutral in a Partisan World
Nonprofit leaders offer smart tips for remaining apolitical to build bipartisan support among lawmakers and donors. The advice can also benefit groups that take a neutral stance but are plunged unexpectedly into a political controversy, as happened to the Boy Scouts this week after President Trump made a speech at its jamboree that included partisan political comments.
July 26, 2017
Opinion: How Foundations Can Balance Strategic Goals and Community Needs
Grant makers can maximize their impact by focusing most of their spending on a few key objectives, but there’s nothing wrong with setting aside some money to support local ideas and institutions.
July 25, 2017
How to Overcome Implicit Bias in Nonprofit Hiring
Experts shine a light on subtle ways prejudice creeps into hiring and offer advice on attracting a more diverse pool of candidates.