September 07, 2017

5 Smart Fundraising Tips From Wealthy Donors

Rich people are often bombarded with gift requests. The Chronicle mined its recent coverage for the best suggestions on how fundraisers can elevate their organization’s pitch above the din.

September 07, 2017

How 2 Nonprofit Leaders Made Diversity a Priority

The white leaders of two groups serving diverse communities changed recruiting methods and sought counsel from peers of color to make their staffs and boards better reflect the populations they serve.

August 30, 2017

6 Steps to Ensure a Successful Editorial-Board Meeting

Research the members of the board, prepare carefully, set expectations, and manage your attendees to make the most of these sessions.

August 29, 2017

Cultivating Diverse Donors Requires Cultural Sensitivity and Common Sense

Cast aside assumptions and stereotypes, but don’t ignore a donor’s cultural background.

August 24, 2017

How to Find Big Donors Among the Women in Your Database

A prospect-research expert provides tips for the hunt for major gifts. The piece includes Readiness Checklists to help you identify prospective female donors — both within your database and elsewhere.

August 22, 2017

Mobile Advocacy Campaigns: How One Nonprofit Texts to Connect With Donors

Food & Water Watch uses text messages to inspire supporters to call their legislators.

August 17, 2017

How One Nonprofit Made Corporate Mentoring Work

Math-education charity Reasoning Mind teamed up with Deloitte for a training program that has yielded benefits for both sides.

August 16, 2017

How the Junior League Got Its Groove Back

A large-scale membership survey and long-term planning helped the Association of Junior Leagues International adapt to meet the needs of today’s volunteers.

August 15, 2017

Keys to Crafting Appeals for a Broad Array of Donors

Fundraisers and marketing consultants share tips for producing materials with diverse audiences in mind.

Tool Kit
August 11, 2017

It's a Dog's Life: Canine-Focused Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns

A collection of stories and resources about man's best friend in fundraising and philanthropy, for use during these dog days of summer or any time of year.