January 03, 2017

Foundation Gives Young Women Chance to Make Grant Decisions

A new fellowship in New York City lets teens call the shots on which nonprofits to fund.

December 29, 2016

Editors’ Picks: The Year’s Best Career Resources

Revisit our top advice of 2016 for job-seeking, starting off in a new place, or growing in your current role.

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December 28, 2016

Readers’ Choice: The Top 10 Resources of 2016

Building a culture of philanthropy, cultivating midlevel donors, and managing workplace stress were among the topics our readers turned to most this year.

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December 27, 2016

Tips for Thanking (and Keeping) Donors

A collection of tools and advice that can make the difference between getting a one-time gift and cultivating a longtime supporter.

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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.