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
June 27, 2017

5 Reasons Your Communications Strategy Should Include Editorial Boards

Editorials and op-ed columns can influence public perceptions of your cause. Engaging with the people who write and edit them makes it more likely they will consider your perspectives and proposals before they publish.

Article
June 20, 2017

How to Shape Your Fundraising to Reach Donors of Different Ages

Fundraisers and researchers discuss how to keep aging donors in the fold while also appealing to millennials and Gen Xers.

Article
June 08, 2017

6 Things Charities Should Know About America’s Shifting Demographics

As of the 2010 census, the under-5-year-old population was already majority-minority, and other facts about the rapid changes taking place in the United States.

Article
June 07, 2017

Strengthen Your Nonprofit Communications: Study Reveals Skills Gaps and Suggests Steps for Improvement

A new report by the Communications Network offers nonprofit leaders tips for building a strong communications team.

Checklist
May 24, 2017

Steps to Take Before — and After — You Rebrand Your Nonprofit

Start by conducting research and thinking through your strategy.   

Background Paper
May 18, 2017

New Tool Outlines Changes to States’ Charity Regulations

The annual survey by the Giving USA Foundation offers a state-by-state overview of the regulations governing registration and fundraising.

Article
May 02, 2017

What Nonprofit Newsrooms Can Teach Charities About Online Engagement

ProPublica and the Texas Tribune offer practical lessons on building ties with an information-hungry audience.