Article
March 07, 2017

How to Find and Learn About Donors Abroad

A University of Chicago international prospect researcher shares tips and valuable open-source tools.

Article
March 02, 2017

How Gift Agreements Can Safeguard Against Unmet Pledges

Tips for ensuring donors fulfill their gift commitments — and what to do if they don’t. 

Article
March 01, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Be Ready When News Breaks

Even small organizations should be prepared to respond quickly to a crisis — or a big fundraising opportunity. Experts explain the key steps.

Article
February 28, 2017

6 Tips to Help Supporters Raise Money From Friends

Experts offer advice on how to build strong peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.

Article
February 27, 2017

How to Be a Boss When You’re Supervising Your Friends

In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a reader’s question about what to do when your promotion puts you in charge of your former peers on staff. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

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February 23, 2017

How One Fundraiser Has Forged Relationships With Financial Advisers — and Scored Big Gifts

Patience and giving personal attention to financial professionals — and their wealthy clients — can pay off.

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February 22, 2017

A Checklist for Staying Within the Law When Raising Money

A lawyer discusses how to register with the right state charity office, accurately represent how donations will be spent, and more.

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February 21, 2017

Management Lessons From a Veteran Nonprofit Leader

Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America, answers questions about hiring, managing, and moving to a large nonprofit.

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February 16, 2017

5 Ways to Raise Money When Donors Are Consumed by Nonstop News

Don’t give up just because your cause isn’t the topic of the moment.

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February 15, 2017

A Stewardship Plan for Midlevel Donors

The American Farmland Trust developed a simple tool for managing outreach to $1,000-plus contributors.