Article
June 07, 2017

Fundraising for Deans: A Primer 

What every academic leader needs to know about cultivating donors, asking for money, and landing the big gift.

Article
May 31, 2017

Tips on How to Get Endowment Gifts

Veteran fundraisers share advice on cultivating donors who will invest in your nonprofit's future.

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.

Article
May 16, 2017

Case Study: Are You Ready for an Endowment Campaign?

How a United Way chapter took the plunge and raised $40 million.

Article
May 09, 2017

Women Show Big Generational Divide in Giving, Study Says

Baby-boomer women are much more confident and strategic in their giving than millennial women, who often cite emotional factors, according to data from Fidelity Charitable.

Tool Kit
May 09, 2017

Understanding and Tapping Into Donor-Advised Funds

These philanthropic accounts have become the preferred giving vehicle for many donors. Use this collection of articles and other resources to learn how charities can connect with fund holders.

Video
May 08, 2017

Veteran Major-Gift Fundraisers Offer Tips to Newcomers

Practice your pitch in front of the mirror — or in front of your kids — and more advice from the Association of Fundraising Professionals conference.

Article
May 02, 2017

How to Build a Strong Women’s Philanthropy Program

What it takes to attract female donors to your cause, plus six easy ways to build long-term relationships with women.

Article
May 02, 2017

Donors Give More to Paid Fundraisers Than to Volunteers, Study Finds

People gave more often and in larger amounts when door-to-door fundraisers said they were being paid, according to new research.

Article
May 01, 2017

Keys to Low Staff Turnover: One Nonprofit’s Advice

At the Red Cross's Indiana state chapter, hiring fundraisers who've worked previously with other staffers has helped foster team spirit and boost retention.