The current economic downturn leaves many organizations exposed to market volatility. How should you prepare—or have prepared—for a bear market?
Do you have 20 minutes for a quick fix to improve your fundraising? Here’s how to improve your planned-giving language!
Should you listen to your board when they start recommending that you reach out to younger donor audiences?
A new study by Nonprofit Management & Leadership investigates the best job titles for fundraisers. The crucial thing is that they avoid jargon and put the donor first.
A new study raises questions about the value of thank-you calls for nonprofits. The study, however, has several outstanding questions.
In the wake of the fire damaging the Cathedral of Notre Dame, philanthropic elites pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in support of restoration. Is this a good use of philanthropic funds?
While Giving USA’s annual reports fulfill a need for serious study of the charitable sector, fundraising professionals would do best to ignore all the buzz and focus on data that is more relevant to their specific organizations.
Shady direct mail tactics, like crying wolf, have diminishing returns over time.
Like cats on the internet, fundraising fads can be fun to play with. But they ultimately harm your organization by fixating on lower return strategies, implicitly endorsing false premises, and misallocating precious resources.