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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.