Data
January 11, 2017

Network for Good Reports Post-Holiday Giving Slump

Online donations to the giving platform dropped from a high of more than $13 million on December 31 to a low of less than $266,000 on January 7.

Article
January 10, 2017

4 Ways to Modernize a College Phone-athon Program

A top Colorado State fundraiser talks about how the university is using data analytics and a personal touch to keep money flowing in by phone.

Tool Kit
December 27, 2016

Tips for Thanking (and Keeping) Donors

A collection of tools and advice that can make the difference between getting a one-time gift and cultivating a longtime supporter.

Article
December 15, 2016

How Emily’s List Turned Donors’ Attention to Planned Giving

Sensing supporters’ curiosity about legacy gifts, the pro-choice political-action committee surveyed donors and adapted communications to draw more bequests.

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.

Article
November 16, 2016

Why Fundraisers Should Take the Long View

Being patient and keeping all donors informed can result in big rewards. 

Article
November 15, 2016

Young Women Help Drive Giving, Study Finds

Female members of millennial and Gen X households are influencing them to donate more, according to new research.

Article
November 10, 2016

How a Hot Young Nonprofit Persuades Donors to Invest in Its Growth

Year Up borrows from Wall Street’s playbook to recruit big contributors.

Article
October 27, 2016

U. of Oregon Taps Its Scholars to Be Fundraisers

With state spending on higher education down, the institution is asking academic leaders to help cultivate big donors.

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.