Article
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.

Article
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.

Tool Kit
October 12, 2016

How to Engage Young Alumni

A collection of resources to help you inspire recent graduates to give or get involved. 

Article
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.

Template
August 02, 2016

A Timeline for Planning a Year-End Campaign

A tool to map out steps to take for a successful year-end fundraising campaign, online and off.

Webinar
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Year-End Campaigns: Strategies That Work

Join us for an online session that will offer fresh ideas for your critical year-end campaigns.

Article
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.

Article
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.

Tool Kit
June 21, 2016

Required Reading for Running a Capital Campaign

A collection of articles and advice to help your nonprofit run a big fundraising drive.

Article
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.