February 19, 2016
Two people profiled in The Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 issue talk about leadership at a young age and the conflicts they face.
February 17, 2016
Two experts discuss how to work through disagreements and deliver bad news in this episode of Fundraising Fundamentals.
February 03, 2016
Atlas of Giving chief Rob Mitchell discusses last year’s giving trends and a look ahead at 2016, including the impact of the presidential election on charitable donations.
February 01, 2016
In this episode of Fundraising Fundamentals, a Ford Foundation program officer explains the advantages of having technologists working for social good.
December 21, 2015
In this episode of Fundraising Fundamentals, an expert discusses how mail-processing facilities keep up with donations in December.
November 24, 2015
In this episode of the Fundraising Fundamentals podcast, experts discuss ways to better understand your donors by seeing things from their perspective.
March 25, 2015
Thinking of donors as partners instead of sources of money will make them happy and bring better fundraising results, says one expert.
March 03, 2015
Help your board members understand your group’s mission and its activities, and be sure they know how to describe it to others, say two experts.
January 20, 2015
With the marketplace being crowded and volatile, charities will have to be focused, strategic, and confident to win corporate support, says one expert.
January 08, 2015
Amid the $115-million glow of the ice-bucket challenge, the nonprofit’s 2014 walk revenue climbs 45 percent, while the number of December gifts spikes 357 percent.
November 12, 2014
Organize your development staff, call prospective donors to set up meetings, and meet face-to-face several times before asking for money, say two experts.
October 09, 2014
Now is the time to get your mailing list in order, collect stories, set a campaign calendar—and even write the thank-you notes you’ll use later, says one fundraising expert.
August 27, 2014
Show your passion, always mention your connections to the company, and avoid letters of inquiry, says the president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.
June 12, 2014
Recycle your best posts and use tools that help coordinate email and social-media campaigns, say two digital-marketing experts.
May 22, 2014
The founders of a nonprofit incubator and a small nonprofit explain how sharing office space and some duties and with other new groups can help speed growth.
April 23, 2014
Two marketing experts discuss how to attract young supporters by telling compelling stories, like those told by Aiesec Canada, which connects students with global internships.