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.

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
July 12, 2017

How to Open Doors at Foundations

In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a question about where to look for new sources of funding. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

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.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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

 

Checklist
May 10, 2017

Steps to Take Before Submitting a Joint Grant Proposal

Get experts' opinions on your proposal, list possible collaborators who could boost your project’s credibility, and more ways to increase the likelihood of success.

Article
April 13, 2017

7 Reasonably Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your Proposal

To better your chances of landing that big grant, write from the heart, don’t lecture readers, and find yourself a good editor.

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
March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

Checklist
February 14, 2017

5 Steps to Building Ties with Corporate Employees

Volunteer help, pro bono support, and eventually money can come from building ties with employees at companies.

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.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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