September 21, 2017
Jeffersonian Dinners: Using Food and Conversation to Draw In Donors
The goal is to engage new supporters and get beyond idle chitchat, pulling them deeper into the mission and asking for their ideas — but not their money.
September 19, 2017
A Key to Getting Corporate Money: Find Employees to Champion Your Cause
Corporate philanthropy increasingly takes its cues from "employee resource groups," which get direction from individual staff members passionate about charitable causes.
September 07, 2017
5 Smart Fundraising Tips From Wealthy Donors
Rich people are often bombarded with gift requests. The Chronicle mined its recent coverage for the best suggestions on how fundraisers can elevate their organization’s pitch above the din.
August 24, 2017
How to Find Big Donors Among the Women in Your Database
A prospect-research expert provides tips for the hunt for major gifts. The piece includes Readiness Checklists to help you identify prospective female donors — both within your database and elsewhere.
August 04, 2017
Group Offers New Online Practice Test for Fundraising Certification
The goal is to give fundraisers a sense of confidence before taking the four-hour, 200-question credentialing exam.
July 28, 2017
Celebrating Success: How Fundraisers Mark Accomplishments
Symbolic traditions, surprise parties, and specialty drinks are some ways you told us your organizations recognize achievements.
July 13, 2017
Case Study: How a Volunteer-Led Grass-Roots Campaign Sparked Big Giving Among Women
Dartmouth College officials were dubious, but the effort netted gifts of $100,000 or more from 114 alumnae.