Article
February 16, 2017

5 Ways to Raise Money When Donors Are Consumed by Nonstop News

Don’t give up just because your cause isn’t the topic of the moment.

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February 15, 2017

A Stewardship Plan for Midlevel Donors

The American Farmland Trust developed a simple tool for managing outreach to $1,000-plus contributors.

Data
February 03, 2017

Online Giving to Network for Good Starting Off Better Than Last Year

Contributions to the giving platform in January far exceeded contributions during the same month in 2016 — $14.4 million versus $10.5 million.

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January 24, 2017

Answers to Your Questions About State Fundraising Rules

A lawyer who represents charities answers some frequently asked questions about fundraising registration and complying with regulations.

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Divest-Invest Kickstarts the Clean Energy Transition

This 2015 report by Divest-Invest Philanthropy and Europeans for Divest-Invest examines the history and success of the dynamic fossil fuel divestment movement, and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the implications for the institutional investor.

Audio
January 18, 2017

Audio: How Colorado State Fundraisers Make Phone-athons Work

Listen to a mock fundraising call, and see guidelines and survey questions, for tips on how Colorado State University has boosted graduates’ giving by phone.

Article
November 16, 2016

Why Fundraisers Should Take the Long View

Being patient and keeping all donors informed can result in big rewards. 

Article
October 27, 2016

U. of Oregon Taps Its Scholars to Be Fundraisers

With state spending on higher education down, the institution is asking academic leaders to help cultivate big donors.

Article
September 21, 2016

Thank-You Notes That Look Handwritten Inspire Donors to Give Again

How one nonprofit brought back 440 lapsed donors and boosted revenue after taking a new approach to acknowledgments.

Article
September 19, 2016

Data Shouldn’t Aid Only Donors, Charities Are Told

When charities stop relying just on anecdotal evidence of their success, their performance improves and they attract supporters more easily.

Article
September 06, 2016

How a Family Foundation Shaped an Urgent National Issue

Through a fellowship program, a family foundation and a communications firm prepared pain experts to raise awareness about ways to better manage chronic pain.

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