SPECIAL REPORT
August 03, 2015

Pay for Performance? 2015 Fundraiser Salary Survey

Here are stories, data, and analysis related to The Chronicle’s annual survey of top fundraisers at more than 300 of America’s biggest charities.

Article
August 03, 2015

Salary Survey Finds Fundraiser Pay Tops $2 Million

Others have high compensation, too, but in many cases base salaries are only part of the reason.

Article
August 03, 2015

Big Paydays for Fundraisers, by Cause

Some of the top earners in The Chronicle's salary survey worked for universities, hospitals, and medical centers. See how fundraisers' pay in various causes stacked up.

Data
August 03, 2015

Fundraiser Pay at the Biggest Charities

Search salaries of more than 430 fundraisers from America's largest nonprofits by name, organization, year, state, or organization type.

Article
July 22, 2015

Fundraiser Salaries Are Flat, Study Finds

The 2014 results from the annual survey of the Association of Fundraising Professionals put the median salary at $65,000, about the same as it has been since 2010.

Article
August 03, 2015

In Search of Great Fundraisers: Who's Got the Right Stuff?

With the shortage of fundraisers putting giving goals at risk, nonprofits retool and reimagine the profession.

Article
August 03, 2015

Why Small Nonprofits Need to Rebrand Development

A leader at a nonprofit focused on equality issues for LGBTQ people describes how broadening the nature of the top fundraiser’s job can help an organization in a variety of ways.

Article
August 03, 2015

From Community Organizer to Big-Time Fundraiser

Juana Torres worked eight years as a community organizer for the Sierra Club before her radical shift in roles at the organization; the move is paying big dividends.

Article
July 23, 2015

An Answer to Fundraiser Turnover in 'Pay for Performance'?

The University of Pittsburgh introduced a five-step salary scale, based on certain targets and metrics, that is intended to provide a clear career path for fundraisers.

Article
July 07, 2015

Case Study: Keeping Fundraiser Poachers at Bay

One development chief uses a four-pronged approach to motivate her team and reduce turnover.