Article
May 04, 2017

How Arts and Culture Groups Can Gain Lawmakers’ Support

Use data and powerful stories to help members of Congress see the value of your nonprofit.

Article
April 06, 2017

Coaching Board Members for Advocacy Pays Big Dividends

Trustees’ connections and community clout can be invaluable for the nonprofits they serve, but these assets are often underused. Experts share their secrets on how to motivate board members to make your case to legislators and policy makers.

Article
March 23, 2017

Turn Your Nonprofit’s Trustees Into Master Advocates

Board members make some of the best advocates for a charity’s mission. Here’s how to make them comfortable in that role.

Article
March 22, 2017

How to Lead Your Team Through a Stressful Time

Experts advise facing sources of stress head on and communicating frequently with colleagues about how you plan to address them.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

Campbell & Co shows how online surveys can help you maximize your investment in marketing collateral

 

Article
March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

Article
March 09, 2017

How Four Charities Raised Money by Collaborating, Not Competing

A quartet of New York nonprofits working on racial, gender, and economic justice created a joint fundraising campaign that celebrated the strength of those they serve.

Tool Kit
February 09, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Advocate Effectively — and Stay Within the Law

Advice to help you educate legislators about your causes without running afoul of regulations on lobbying and politicking.

Article
February 07, 2017

11 Ways for Nonprofits to Build Ties With Lawmakers

Experts see this as one of the most basic kinds of advocacy. Here’s how to get started.

Article
January 30, 2017

How Students Can Prepare for a Nonprofit Career

In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a reader's question about students who want to go right from college into work that benefits others. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

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January 26, 2017

How One Group Created a Statement on Diversity and Equity

Americans for the Arts used a model document that spoke with authority without being rigid: the U.S. Constitution.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Harness technology for fundraising success

Five tips from Campbell & Co on leveraging technology to further your mission