Tool Kit
November 15, 2016

How to Plan and Participate in Giving Tuesday and Other ‘Giving Day’ Events

Tools, articles, and other resources to help you make the most of an online fundraising marathon.

November 10, 2016

How a Hot Young Nonprofit Persuades Donors to Invest in Its Growth

Year Up borrows from Wall Street’s playbook to recruit big contributors.

November 09, 2016

7 Steps for Preventing Office Culture Shock

Using signals and training to help new employees understand workplace norms benefits the whole organization in the long run.

November 07, 2016

How to Avoid Trump and Clinton Foundation Troubles at Your Organization

Lawyers and other nonprofit experts tell how organizations can keep their operations above reproach.

November 03, 2016

Using Data to Effect Change

How one nonprofit uses data to change policy and improve lives.

November 02, 2016

5 Ways Board Members Can Practice Good Governance

Board members should consider themselves stewards of a nonprofit’s assets, first and foremost. 

November 01, 2016

A Practical Guide for Harnessing the Power of Data

The Data Playbook was designed to help nonprofits and foundations collect and use data to inform their operations and strategy, and further their cause. 

October 27, 2016

How Foundations and Grantees Can Talk About Risk

Tips from a foundation head and a nonprofit leader on how to discuss risk with grant makers. 

October 27, 2016

U. of Oregon Taps Its Scholars to Be Fundraisers

With state spending on higher education down, the institution is asking academic leaders to help cultivate big donors.

October 26, 2016

Here's a Grant Maker That Wants to Pay Your Indirect Costs. Really.

The Hewlett Foundation encourages nonprofits to present realistic overhead expenses when applying for grants.