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January 26, 2017

How One Group Created a Statement on Diversity and Equity

Americans for the Arts used a model document that spoke with authority without being rigid: the U.S. Constitution.

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January 25, 2017

A Tool for Measuring Fundraising Efficiency

Evaluate your fundraising health by monitoring expenses, dependency on top donors, and what it costs you to raise a dollar.

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January 24, 2017

Answers to Your Questions About State Fundraising Rules

A lawyer who represents charities answers some frequently asked questions about fundraising registration and complying with regulations.

Article
January 19, 2017

5 Ways College Fundraisers Can Help Academics Attract Big Gifts

Development offices can help deans and professors overcome their aversion to raising money by taking it a step at a time, starting with understanding the academic mind-set.

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January 18, 2017

Audio: How Colorado State Fundraisers Make Phone-athons Work

Listen to a mock fundraising call, and see guidelines and survey questions, for tips on how Colorado State University has boosted graduates’ giving by phone.

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January 12, 2017

How to Pitch Your Nonprofit to the Media

Research, careful wording, and flexible timing can help you get a reporter’s attention.

Tool Kit
January 11, 2017

How to Build a Diverse Nonprofit Staff and Board

A collection of Chronicle resources to help you bring on employees and leaders with a wide variety of backgrounds.

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January 10, 2017

4 Ways to Modernize a College Phone-athon Program

A top Colorado State fundraiser talks about how the university is using data analytics and a personal touch to keep money flowing in by phone.

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January 05, 2017

10 Ways to Work Smarter in 2017

Nonprofit leaders offer tips for improving productivity and effectiveness.

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January 04, 2017

Nonprofit That Trained Caseworkers to Coach Clients Sees Less Employee Burnout

Professional coaching gave caseworkers new tools to help social-service clients and offered a bonus — less stress for the caseworkers.