July 13, 2017
Case Study: How a Volunteer-Led Grass-Roots Campaign Sparked Big Giving Among Women
Dartmouth College officials were dubious, but the effort netted gifts of $100,000 or more from 114 alumnae.
July 11, 2017
Charities: Don't Forget About the Politicking Ban Just Yet
The Johnson Amendment, which prohibits explicitly partisan activity by 501(c)(3) groups, remains the law of the land, despite President Trump’s executive order seeking a curb on enforcement.
July 05, 2017
Case Study: Why This Annual-Giving Leader Still Relies on the Phone-athon
At Davidson College, phone campaigns are critical to keeping the alumni-participation rate around 60 percent a year, one of the best in higher education.
June 28, 2017
Flexibility and Openness Are Key to Revitalizing Older Charities
Nonprofits with long legacies must adapt by giving donors and volunteers more options and less time-consuming ways to get involved, experts say.
June 27, 2017
5 Reasons Your Communications Strategy Should Include Editorial Boards
Editorials and op-ed columns can influence public perceptions of your cause. Engaging with the people who write and edit them makes it more likely they will consider your perspectives and proposals before they publish.