Article
August 09, 2017

Impact Investing for Beginners: Advice From Experts

Foundation and nonprofit leaders share lessons learned from investments designed to reap social as well as financial gains.

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August 08, 2017

A Tool to Help Nonprofits Assess Volunteer-Run Fundraising Campaigns

A water charity developed a "decision matrix" that lays out in columns and rows the kind of backing the organization will provide for its supporters' DIY events.

Article
August 04, 2017

Group Offers New Online Practice Test for Fundraising Certification

The goal is to give fundraisers a sense of confidence before taking the four-hour, 200-question credentialing exam.

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August 03, 2017

How to Plan a Financial-Wellness Day for Your Staff

Help your employees spend time during a designated workday to create a household budget, negotiate lower bills, plan for retirement, and more.

Article
August 01, 2017

A Tool Kit for Creating a Powerful Visual Identity

Two branding strategists offer advice on the key questions to ask and the elements to consider in designing logos and communications that attract and engage donors.

Special Report
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked

The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part I

The 92nd Street Y excites donors with cool technology, a ballet steals an airline tactic, and more.

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part II

Inside a “textathon,” the ultimate day planner for gift officers, and benefit parties where food steals the show. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part III

An advocacy group’s members generate social-media content, and a small charity trades events for experiments.

Article
August 01, 2017

From Microsoft to Gates Foundation to Local Charity: The Evolution of a Leader

Former Gates Foundation head Patty Stonesifer shares lessons she’s picked up in moving to Martha's Table, a small Washington, D.C., social-services nonprofit.