Fundraising and Giving

May 21, 2018

The Overhead Ratio Mindset

Grey Matter Research’s Ron Sellers shares findings from The Donor Mindset Study, which explores donors’ perceoptions about overhead ratios and the organizations they favor.

May 21, 2018

Five Easy Ways to Grow Your Donor Base

It doesn’t take fancy or expensive plans to grow the reach of your organization. OneCause's Karrie Wozniak shares easy ways to amplify your efforts.

May 7, 2018

Leveraging Bitcoin For Global Philanthropic Impact

By taking advantage of efficiencies created by Bitcoin technology, and the greater blockchain network, nonprofit organizations can pave a data roadmap that will streamline processes, add value, and increase social impact globally.

Apr 23, 2018

Private to Public; Institutions to Individuals

As social impact investing expands to an ever-growing group of institutional and individual investors, the investment banking community will continue to find creative ways to meet the increasing demand for social impact investments, working with nonprofits to identify capital market solutions.

Apr 9, 2018

Philanthropic Foundations React Dynamically But Intentionally to External Pressures

As foundations change and evolve, nonprofits must also adapt to the dynamic landscape of foundation operations, particularly in three key areas.

Mar 12, 2018

The Three Plus Three Approach: Six Fundamentals for Building a Mid-Level Strategy Your Donors (and Colleagues) Will Love

The process of launching a highly personalized mid-level program is not only worth the effort to drive more revenue and stronger donor relationships, it will likely teach your organization something about your donors you didn’t know before and can even create stronger internal collaboration across departments.

Feb 26, 2018

Personalize the Donor Experience

Breaking down segmentation based on in-depth knowledge of nonprofit audiences is an important first step toward engaging supporters and encouraging greater support.

Feb 26, 2018

Getting Started on the Sustainable Development Goals

For governments, nonprofits, foundations, and multinational agencies, community foundations are a critically important partner and convener that can ensure that locally-relevant programming that help us all achieve the Global Goals in every community around the world.

Feb 26, 2018

Too much of a good thing? Don’t get lost in the hype of new fundraising tech.

Regardless of tomorrow’s ‘next big thing’ in fundraising, one principle is sure to remain constant: An intentional, mission-driven fundraising campaign that meets donors on their turf—whether that’s in a ballroom or on their cell phones—never goes out of style.

Feb 26, 2018

Doing More Good: How Mission Diversity Can Help Grow Your Donor Base

Nonprofits can break free from donor burnout and grow their base of supporters by expanding the vision of the organization to include a complementary mission.