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 02, 2017

What Nonprofit Newsrooms Can Teach Charities About Online Engagement

ProPublica and the Texas Tribune offer practical lessons on building ties with an information-hungry audience.

Article
May 02, 2017

Donors Give More to Paid Fundraisers Than to Volunteers, Study Finds

People gave more often and in larger amounts when door-to-door fundraisers said they were being paid, according to new research.

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.

Checklist
April 27, 2017

How to Block Your Nonprofit’s Online Ads From Offensive Sites

Ensure your advertising doesn’t appear on websites that run counter to your mission or could blacken your brand.

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

What Nonprofits Can Do to Prepare for a Government Shutdown

Charities should be doing extensive planning now in case Congress can’t reach a budget deal by the end of the week, nonprofit experts say.

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 24, 2017

How to Get a Charity Job if You Have No Nonprofit Experience

In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a question from a reader who’s having trouble breaking into charity work despite a strong academic background and work experience. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

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.