Article
February 16, 2017

5 Ways to Raise Money When Donors Are Consumed by Nonstop News

Don’t give up just because your cause isn’t the topic of the moment.

Template
February 15, 2017

A Stewardship Plan for Midlevel Donors

The American Farmland Trust developed a simple tool for managing outreach to $1,000-plus contributors.

Checklist
February 14, 2017

5 Steps to Building Ties with Corporate Employees

Volunteer help, pro bono support, and eventually money can come from building ties with employees at companies.

Tool Kit
February 09, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Advocate Effectively — and Stay Within the Law

Advice to help you educate legislators about your causes without running afoul of regulations on lobbying and politicking.

Article
February 08, 2017

6 Ways Nonprofit Leaders Can Navigate an Unpredictable Political Landscape

The overall economy is more important than tax policy for nonprofits, and other important advice to keep in mind during tumultuous times.

Article
February 07, 2017

11 Ways for Nonprofits to Build Ties With Lawmakers

Experts see this as one of the most basic kinds of advocacy. Here’s how to get started.

Data
February 07, 2017

The Philanthropy 50

Search or browse this year's list of America’s biggest donors and all of the past lists going back to 2000. You can sort by name, amount donated, source of wealth, location, and top cause.

Article
February 02, 2017

A Small Nonprofit’s Investment in Fundraising Pays Off

The Community Sailing Center in Vermont made the most of a government grant and a surprise donation to build its development capability.

Article
February 01, 2017

Dean’s Videos Help College Fundraisers Land Big Gifts Faster

Gift officers at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering use personalized messages to get the dean involved earlier in the cultivation process.

Article
January 31, 2017

How One Nonprofit Formed a Planned-Giving Council and How You Can, Too

An advisory group can help manage bequests and planned gifts — and potentially build ties to wealthy prospective donors.