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.

Article
May 02, 2017

How to Build a Strong Women’s Philanthropy Program

What it takes to attract female donors to your cause, plus six easy ways to build long-term relationships with women.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

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

Article
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.

Article
April 04, 2017

Tools for Times of Budget Cuts and Belt Tightening

A collection of case studies, fundraising advice, and other resources for managing nonprofit finances in tough times.

Article
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.

Article
March 15, 2017

Advice for Aspiring Major-Gifts Fundraisers

If you want to become a major-gifts officer, seek out skilled mentors and ask for chances to interact with big donors, experts say.

Article
March 07, 2017

How to Find and Learn About Donors Abroad

A University of Chicago international prospect researcher shares tips and valuable open-source tools.

Article
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.

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Harness technology for fundraising success

Five tips from Campbell & Co on leveraging technology to further your mission