Article
April 18, 2017

4 Tips for Squeezing in More Personal Time

Experts urge setting priorities, learning to say "no," and establishing personal boundaries to keep the job in perspective.

Article
April 13, 2017

7 Reasonably Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your Proposal

To better your chances of landing that big grant, write from the heart, don’t lecture readers, and find yourself a good editor.

Checklist
April 12, 2017

5 Musts for Establishing a Major-Gift Program

If you’re just getting started seeking gifts from wealthy donors, begin by preparing your board and inviting volunteers to join campaign committees.

Article
April 11, 2017

9 Ways to Ensure Your Vacation Is Really Time Off From Work

Coordinating and communicating with donors and colleagues ahead of time is key to arranging a worry-free escape from the daily grind.

Article
April 06, 2017

Coaching Board Members for Advocacy Pays Big Dividends

Trustees’ connections and community clout can be invaluable for the nonprofits they serve, but these assets are often underused. Experts share their secrets on how to motivate board members to make your case to legislators and policy makers.

Article
April 05, 2017

Questions to Ask When Hiring Fundraisers

Veteran fundraisers offer tips on how to handle interviews with prospective gift officers.

Article
April 04, 2017

Tools for Times of Budget Cuts and Belt Tightening

A collection of case studies, fundraising advice, and other resources for managing nonprofit finances in tough times.

Article
April 04, 2017

What It Takes to Make Charity-Celebrity Partnerships Work

Charity leaders and the stars themselves dish about the ins and outs of working with big names to raise big money.

Article
March 29, 2017

Recruiting for Nonprofit Jobs in a Rural Locale Takes Creativity

When their organizations operate far from a big city, hiring managers need patience and a passionate belief in their cause to lure talent.

Tool Kit
March 29, 2017

Tips and Tools for Building Strong Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Programs

A collection of resources to help nonprofits attract loyal volunteer fundraisers and build a strong sense of community among supporters.