July 28, 2017
Celebrating Success: How Fundraisers Mark Accomplishments
Symbolic traditions, surprise parties, and specialty drinks are some ways you told us your organizations recognize achievements.
July 27, 2017
How to Keep Your Charity Neutral in a Partisan World
Nonprofit leaders offer smart tips for remaining apolitical to build bipartisan support among lawmakers and donors. The advice can also benefit groups that take a neutral stance but are plunged unexpectedly into a political controversy, as happened to the Boy Scouts this week after President Trump made a speech at its jamboree that included partisan political comments.
July 26, 2017
Opinion: How Foundations Can Balance Strategic Goals and Community Needs
Grant makers can maximize their impact by focusing most of their spending on a few key objectives, but there’s nothing wrong with setting aside some money to support local ideas and institutions.
July 25, 2017
How to Overcome Implicit Bias in Nonprofit Hiring
Experts shine a light on subtle ways prejudice creeps into hiring and offer advice on attracting a more diverse pool of candidates.
July 13, 2017
Case Study: How a Volunteer-Led Grass-Roots Campaign Sparked Big Giving Among Women
Dartmouth College officials were dubious, but the effort netted gifts of $100,000 or more from 114 alumnae.
July 11, 2017
Charities: Don't Forget About the Politicking Ban Just Yet
The Johnson Amendment, which prohibits explicitly partisan activity by 501(c)(3) groups, remains the law of the land, despite President Trump’s executive order seeking a curb on enforcement.
July 05, 2017
Case Study: Why This Annual-Giving Leader Still Relies on the Phone-athon
At Davidson College, phone campaigns are critical to keeping the alumni-participation rate around 60 percent a year, one of the best in higher education.