Video
September 27, 2017

Video: Raising $275 Million From Scratch

Chronicle reporter Megan O’Neil sits down with Adrienne Brooks of the National Museum of African American History and Culture to discuss its successful capital campaign, its membership program, and the museum’s next steps.

Article
September 13, 2017

Jewish Community Groups Team Up to Draw Planned Gifts

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation provides coaching, training, and incentive grants to encourage nonprofits to seek long-term sustainability by pursuing legacy gifts together.

Article
August 22, 2017

Mobile Advocacy Campaigns: How One Nonprofit Texts to Connect With Donors

Food & Water Watch uses text messages to inspire supporters to call their legislators.

Article
August 16, 2017

How the Junior League Got Its Groove Back

A large-scale membership survey and long-term planning helped the Association of Junior Leagues International adapt to meet the needs of today’s volunteers.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

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

Special Report
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked

The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part I

The 92nd Street Y excites donors with cool technology, a ballet steals an airline tactic, and more.

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part II

Inside a “textathon,” the ultimate day planner for gift officers, and benefit parties where food steals the show. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part III

An advocacy group’s members generate social-media content, and a small charity trades events for experiments.

Article
August 01, 2017

From Microsoft to Gates Foundation to Local Charity: The Evolution of a Leader

Former Gates Foundation head Patty Stonesifer shares lessons she’s picked up in moving to Martha's Table, a small Washington, D.C., social-services nonprofit.

Article
June 29, 2017

Dumbledore’s Army Comes to Life in Harry Potter-Inspired Nonprofit

How one nonprofit channels fans’ passion for pop culture into social activism.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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