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Do You P2P?

Margaret Battistelli Gardner July 23, 2014

Or do you want to? Either way, you should plan on joining us in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 21....

House Passes Bill Designed to Encourage Gifts to Charity

Chronicle of Philanthropy Logo2 July 21, 2014

Under threat of a presidential veto, the House of Representatives on Thursday passed a tax bill designed to encourage gifts to charity on a...

6 Ways to Influence Your CEO to Love Fundraising

Jeff Schreifels July 21, 2014

This is crucial. Your organization will never grow if your top leader cannot embrace fundraising and understand it's a large part of the job....

What Is Your Strategy to Make and Keep Connections?

Jeff Jowdy July 16, 2014

Relationships can be magical when nurtured. Be sure that you are focused on the right professional relationships to ensure success for you and the worthy...

Fundraising Wisdom From a 25-Year Pro: Connie Sanderson, Kurn Hattin Homes for Children

Connie Sanderson July 15, 2014

In the spirit of handing down wisdom from those who have forged a path before us, Connie Sanderson, co-executive director of Kurn Hattin Homes for...

From the Bridge Conference: Your Mission or Your Overhead Ratio?

Joe Boland July 11, 2014

At the 2014 Bridge Conference, Wounded Warrior Project's Steve Nardizzi took on the charity watchdogs and media, saying nonprofits should manage to their missions, not...

3 Keys to Nonprofit Board Success

Jeff Jowdy July 9, 2014

You usually get the board you deserve. Be sure that your board is invested, educated and nurtured. Make the board a priority, and it will...

4 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Board Members to Help in Fundraising

Gail Perry July 9, 2014

When board members understand why we need to raise money , and what to actually say about your organization, they just might start opening doors,...

6 Ways to Save Your Fundraising Webinar

Willis Turner July 7, 2014

People will think less of you if you do a bad webinar than if you don't do one at all. So before you decide to...

Tear Down the Silos!

Tom Harrison July 2014

There are different types of silos that can harm your nonprofit organization. Do any of the following sound familiar? ...