Article
October 12, 2017

Foundation Forms a Family Giving Circle to Teach Young People About Philanthropy

Participating families will put money into a common fund, and at the end of 12 weeks, after discussing community needs and how to effect change, they will choose a local nonprofit to support. Here’s how you can start a similar program.

Video
October 11, 2017

Video: How to Work With High-Profile Influencers

A consultant who works with nonprofits explains how organizations can approach people who are well-known and how to get and keep them engaged.

Video
October 04, 2017

Video: From $141 Million Lottery Winners to Grant Makers

Fifteen years ago, Carmen and Alcario Castellano won the lottery and started a family foundation. Hear how they are using their grant making to encourage nonprofits to build more diverse leaders and boards.

Tool Kit
October 04, 2017

How to Win Big Gifts

Read case studies and get expert advice on how to build ties with donors and secure large donations.

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Develop messaging to inspire donors

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

 

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 27, 2017

How Fundraisers Can Encourage Reluctant Leaders to Ask for Money

Start by helping them get some early easy wins.

Article
September 14, 2017

Raising Major Gifts: Key Advice From Those Who Do It Best

Creativity in approaching donors — and in finding the right people to make those personal appeals — can give charities an edge. The Chronicle offers a roundup of its top coverage of the quest to secure big gifts.

Article
September 12, 2017

How to Connect With Wealthy Young Donors

To inspire rich millennials to give, be prepared to listen and introduce them to philanthropic mentors.

Article
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.

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.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

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