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.

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. 

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

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

 

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
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.

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 15, 2017

Silicon Valley Success Stories Upend Traditional Fundraising

Top-flight universities and fast-growing pledge networks are winning over entrepreneurs, hoping for big gifts when start-ups strike it rich.

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.

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.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Optimizing your website for fundraising

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