Tool Kit
December 22, 2016

How to Make the Most of the Final Fundraising Week of the Year

A collection of advice to help you draw more dollars in the waning days of 2016.

December 21, 2016

Grant Makers Can Do a Better Job Handling Risk. Here’s How.

Foundations take a variety of steps to assess potential projects and protect resources, but too often they either seek to avoid risk or, worse, fail to acknowledge it.

December 20, 2016

How Foundations Can Ensure Diversity Efforts Include People With Disabilities

10 questions a nonprofit can ask to assess whether its policies and practices promote inclusion.

December 15, 2016

Girl Scouts’ 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave Is Rarity Among Nonprofits

The organization draws strong praise for its benefit to new mothers and fathers, but nonprofits in general still lag far behind the corporate world.

December 15, 2016

How Emily’s List Turned Donors’ Attention to Planned Giving

Sensing supporters’ curiosity about legacy gifts, the pro-choice political-action committee surveyed donors and adapted communications to draw more bequests.

December 14, 2016

How to Build a Communication Plan for a Merger

Two Boston homeless-services charities made sure important constituencies knew about their impending union and got answers to key questions before the merger was made public.

Tool Kit
December 13, 2016

Reaching Out to America’s Emerging Donors

Collections of articles and other resources to help you engage supporters across age, gender, and ethnic lines.

December 08, 2016

How to Find a Nonprofit Job That Fits

Do the research, ask the right questions, and look for the clues that tell you whether a prospective workplace will be toxic or terrific.

Tool Kit
December 07, 2016

A Guide to Creating Nonprofit Videos

A collection of Chronicle resources to help you craft captivating videos and get them on donors’ screens.

December 06, 2016

How Nonprofits Can Build Relationships With Financial Professionals

Invite wealth managers, accountants, and other financial professionals to participate in committees and come to your events, preferably with their clients.