Article
December 15, 2016

How Emily’s List Turned Donors’ Attention to Planned Giving

Sensing supporters’ curiosity about legacy gifts, the pro-choice political-action committee surveyed donors and adapted communications to draw more bequests.

Article
November 15, 2016

Young Women Help Drive Giving, Study Finds

Female members of millennial and Gen X households are influencing them to donate more, according to new research.

Article
September 07, 2016

How Community Foundations Tap Wealth Advisers to Attract Donor-Advised Funds

Meeting with financial advisers regularly and touting your organization’s expertise in the community helps attract these funds.

Article
September 06, 2016

Tips for Getting Gen Xers to Make Planned Gifts

Fundraising experts offer ideas for looking beyond boomers to make pitches for bequests from the next generation.

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Directory of Services: Find Products and Services to Help Support Your Mission

The Directory is a digital resource that helps you connect with vendors who help nonprofit organizations accomplish their fundraising goals and support their organizational strategy.

Article
September 06, 2016

A Community Fund Tailors Its Appeal to Gen X Donors

In neighborhoods and online, the Denver Foundation works to draw in a cohort committed to hands-on philanthropy.

Article
September 01, 2016

6 Steps to Attracting More Diverse Donors

Here’s how — and why — you should build an inclusive fundraising strategy and broaden your base of support.

Article
August 16, 2016

Smart Questions to Ask Donors Before Seeking Money

Discovering what matters to your donors is key to building a long-term relationship and landing big gifts over time.

Tool Kit
August 03, 2016

Advice on Attracting Diverse Donors

A collection of articles to help you raise money from a wider variety of supporters. 

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August 02, 2016

A Timeline for Planning a Year-End Campaign

A tool to map out steps to take for a successful year-end fundraising campaign, online and off.

Article
July 28, 2016

Combined Endowment and Planned-Giving Campaign Is a Hit With Donors

The Minneapolis Foundation’s Pay It Forward Forever Fund, which will not be used for 50 years, asks supporters to consider what the fund might have accomplished if it had existed during previous half-century spans.