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.
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.
January 04, 2017
Nonprofit That Trained Caseworkers to Coach Clients Sees Less Employee Burnout
Professional coaching gave caseworkers new tools to help social-service clients and offered a bonus — less stress for the caseworkers.
December 15, 2016
How Emily’s List Turned Donors’ Attention to Planned Giving
Sensing supporters’ curiosity about legacy gifts, the pro-choice political-action committee surveyed donors and adapted communications to draw more bequests.
August 25, 2016
A Tech Solution Helps a Busy Charity’s Clients Find Help
Action for Boston Community Development built a computer system to make it easier to navigate its wide variety of social services and locations.
August 24, 2016
A Fellowship Program Creates Paths to Boosting Diversity at Foundations
By introducing professionals of color to work in the field, a regional network of grant makers aims to make philanthropy more inclusive and effective.