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.

November 29, 2016

10 Insider Tips for Winning Grants

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

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. 

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.

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.

June 29, 2016

6 Pitfalls of Donor Databases and How to Avoid Them

An expert on nonprofit database management offers tips for anticipating and preparing for common challenges.

June 15, 2016

How to Find Major Donors Among Midlevel Supporters

Catching signs of greater giving potential takes sleuthing, creativity, patience, and listening skills.

Tool Kit
June 14, 2016

Tools to Help You Make the Most of the Latest ‘Giving USA’ Findings

A roundup of Chronicle tool kits that can help nonprofits target fundraising where giving is strong.

Tool Kit
June 08, 2016

Tapping Into Silicon Valley Philanthropy

Delve into how tech donors give and what they want with this collection of Chronicle resources.