Article
August 09, 2017

Impact Investing for Beginners: Advice From Experts

Foundation and nonprofit leaders share lessons learned from investments designed to reap social as well as financial gains.

Article
July 26, 2017

Opinion: How Foundations Can Balance Strategic Goals and Community Needs

Grant makers can maximize their impact by focusing most of their spending on a few key objectives, but there’s nothing wrong with setting aside some money to support local ideas and institutions.

Article
June 06, 2017

How to Improve Your Odds for Winning Corporate Grants

It can be hard to get a foot in the door — but once you do, corporate foundations want to build lasting relationships, not just cut checks.

Article
May 02, 2017

How to Build a Strong Women’s Philanthropy Program

What it takes to attract female donors to your cause, plus six easy ways to build long-term relationships with women.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

Campbell & Co shows how your website’s architecture can influence donor behavior

Article
January 03, 2017

Foundation Gives Young Women Chance to Make Grant Decisions

A new fellowship in New York City lets teens call the shots on which nonprofits to fund.

Tool Kit
December 13, 2016

Reaching Out to America’s Emerging Donors

Collections of articles and other resources to help you engage supporters across age, gender, and ethnic lines.

Checklist
November 29, 2016

10 Insider Tips for Winning Grants

Advice from grant makers on how to improve your chances of getting funded.

Article
November 22, 2016

How Foundations Can Develop Policies to Embrace Risk

Grant makers should weigh their tolerance for risk and bring that mind-set into their day-to-day operations. 

Article
September 07, 2016

How Community Foundations Tap Wealth Advisers to Attract Donor-Advised Funds

Meeting with financial advisers regularly and touting your organization’s expertise in the community helps attract these funds.

Article
July 28, 2016

Combined Endowment and Planned-Giving Campaign Is a Hit With Donors

The Minneapolis Foundation’s Pay It Forward Forever Fund, which will not be used for 50 years, asks supporters to consider what the fund might have accomplished if it had existed during previous half-century spans.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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