Article
September 21, 2017

Jeffersonian Dinners: Using Food and Conversation to Draw In Donors

The goal is to engage new supporters and get beyond idle chitchat, pulling them deeper into the mission and asking for their ideas — but not their money.

Tool Kit
August 11, 2017

It's a Dog's Life: Canine-Focused Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns

A collection of stories and resources about man's best friend in fundraising and philanthropy, for use during these dog days of summer or any time of year.

Template
August 08, 2017

A Tool to Help Nonprofits Assess Volunteer-Run Fundraising Campaigns

A water charity developed a "decision matrix" that lays out in columns and rows the kind of backing the organization will provide for its supporters' DIY events.

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. 

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part III

An advocacy group’s members generate social-media content, and a small charity trades events for experiments.

Tool Kit
July 05, 2017

Today’s Phone-athons: Tips and Tools for Success

Some colleges and universities are finding fundraising success with old-fashioned telemarketing campaigns. Here’s how.

Article
May 23, 2017

3rd U.S. Red Nose Day Makes Big Bet on Facebook Fundraising Tools

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is matching up to $1 million in donations made to the event through the social network.

Checklist
April 12, 2017

5 Musts for Establishing a Major-Gift Program

If you’re just getting started seeking gifts from wealthy donors, begin by preparing your board and inviting volunteers to join campaign committees.

Article
April 04, 2017

Tools for Times of Budget Cuts and Belt Tightening

A collection of case studies, fundraising advice, and other resources for managing nonprofit finances in tough times.

Article
April 04, 2017

What It Takes to Make Charity-Celebrity Partnerships Work

Charity leaders and the stars themselves dish about the ins and outs of working with big names to raise big money.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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