August 04, 2017
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.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Raising small amounts from lots of donors is just as important for many nonprofits as attracting big gifts. Join The Chronicle and guest experts to learn which direct-response tactics yield the greatest return.
July 17, 2017
The Global Emergency Response Coalition formed by Mercy Corps, Save the Children, and other groups aims to raise money to keep 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East from starving — and might offer a model for other nonprofits.
July 14, 2017
Eight of the world's largest relief groups will raise money together to alleviate starvation in three African countries and Yemen. Also, the University of Louisville Foundation comes under state investigation, and Howard Buffett gives a philanthropic boost to his adopted Illinois hometown.
June 23, 2017
Donors — especially millennials — are poised to ramp up their philanthropy, motivated in part by their improved financial situations and President Trump’s rise, according to a forthcoming report.
June 20, 2017
Fundraisers and researchers discuss how to keep aging donors in the fold while also appealing to millennials and Gen Xers.
June 08, 2017
As of the 2010 census, the under-5-year-old population was already majority-minority, and other facts about the rapid changes taking place in the United States.
May 18, 2017
The annual survey by the Giving USA Foundation offers a state-by-state overview of the regulations governing registration and fundraising.
May 09, 2017
These philanthropic accounts have become the preferred giving vehicle for many donors. Use this collection of articles and other resources to learn how charities can connect with fund holders.
May 05, 2017
Some global-health leaders say the U.N. agency is adopting the agenda of its second-biggest donor, the Gates Foundation. Also, a nonprofit group allied with Missouri's new governor widens ad attacks on state legislators, and Minnesota's attorney general targets a national car-donation charity's spending and fundraising.
May 02, 2017
Nonprofits are stepping up efforts to help their supporters bring in new donors online. In this special report we give you examples of what's working, explain the tools you need, and provide guidance on how your charity can get started.
May 02, 2017
Charities are stepping up efforts to help their supporters raise money from friends. While the amount of money raised is still relatively small, the tactics help nonprofits expand their web of connections to potential donors.
April 26, 2017
The organization is making a push to turn hundreds of thousands of new supporters into regular donors and mining data to find those with the potential to make major gifts.
April 20, 2017
Splitting supporters into subgroups can help you pinpoint messages, improve programs, and assess what types of appeals and extras work best for which donors.
April 19, 2017
The foundation-funded effort highlights the financial toll on charities from the state's partisan budget warfare and could provide a blueprint to fight looming federal spending cuts.
April 04, 2017
An experiment involving users of Kiva showed that inactive donors who were part of a giving team could often be prodded into contributing if faced with a challenge to help outdo other teams.
March 30, 2017
The company is also taking a page from the playbook of crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe and expanding its features to allow fundraising for personal reasons.
March 30, 2017
Also, a new tech platform is becoming the favored tool of the anti-Trump movement, and the American Civil Liberties Union is helping to fuel grass-roots advocacy.
March 28, 2017
Fundraisers at William & Mary believe an old-fashioned technique will help them round up young donors and meet an ambitious goal.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Join us for a tactical session featuring smart nonprofits that are mobilizing supporters to raise money for their causes among friends and relatives.