January 19, 2017
5 Ways College Fundraisers Can Help Academics Attract Big Gifts
Development offices can help deans and professors overcome their aversion to raising money by taking it a step at a time, starting with understanding the academic mind-set.
October 18, 2016
How to Handle Donor Relationships When You Switch Jobs
When a donor you cultivated at a previous charity wants to give to your new nonprofit employer, it can raise serious ethical questions that must be handled with care.
August 30, 2016
What You Should Do Before Building a Fundraising Team
Know how much you want to raise, get trustees and staff members ready to help, and have a clear idea of how much your organization can invest.
July 21, 2016
Helpful Questions for Evaluating Giving-Day Platforms
The Pittsburgh Foundation compiled this list after the meltdown of the online-fundraising platform Kimbia during this year’s Give Local America event.
June 28, 2016
A Museum Reboots Its Gala, Connects to Its Mission, and Raises $1 Million
With acrobats and cocktail-themed science experiments, Exploratorium aims to make its annual fundraiser a can’t-miss event on San Francisco’s social calendar.
June 09, 2016
How an Advocacy Group Takes an All-Hands-on-Deck Approach to Big Donors
More than 60 staff members, trustees, and volunteers at Jewish Voice for Peace manage about 600 major-donor relationships in addition to other roles they play at the organization.