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.
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.
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.
March 15, 2017
How USC Raised $6 Billion and Is Now Seeking More
The university doubled its fundraising staff and focused on midlevel donors. Now it’s adding another three years to its record-breaking capital campaign.
February 23, 2017
How One Fundraiser Has Forged Relationships With Financial Advisers — and Scored Big Gifts
Patience and giving personal attention to financial professionals — and their wealthy clients — can pay off.