Data
August 04, 2017

Online Giving to Network for Good Slumps in July

Donors gave 28 percent less money via the platform than in June. On the bright side, 12.6 percent more donors made contributions last month than in July 2016.

Special Report
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked

The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results. 

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part I

The 92nd Street Y excites donors with cool technology, a ballet steals an airline tactic, and more.

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part II

Inside a “textathon,” the ultimate day planner for gift officers, and benefit parties where food steals the show. 

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits

The types of credit card accounts, fees, as well as the myriad of solutions, can be confusing. This article includes tips for success as well as possible pitfalls to avoid.

Article
August 01, 2017

15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked, Part III

An advocacy group’s members generate social-media content, and a small charity trades events for experiments.

Background Paper
July 18, 2017

How to Work With Pro Bono Tech Support

Questions to ask, skills to look for, and other things to consider before you enlist volunteer technical help.

Article
February 01, 2017

Dean’s Videos Help College Fundraisers Land Big Gifts Faster

Gift officers at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering use personalized messages to get the dean involved earlier in the cultivation process.

Article
January 10, 2017

4 Ways to Modernize a College Phone-athon Program

A top Colorado State fundraiser talks about how the university is using data analytics and a personal touch to keep money flowing in by phone.

Checklist
October 06, 2016

5 Steps to Building Better Technology at Your Nonprofit

Think of technology as a long-term investment, leaders of tech-savvy nonprofits recommend — one that requires in-house talent and continual feedback to pay off.

Checklist
September 29, 2016

5 Crucial Skills for Nonprofit Product Managers

Managing technology products is difficult, but those who do it say the job comes down to a handful of key attributes and abilities.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Divest-Invest Kickstarts the Clean Energy Transition

This 2015 report by Divest-Invest Philanthropy and Europeans for Divest-Invest examines the history and success of the dynamic fossil fuel divestment movement, and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the implications for the institutional investor.