Fundraising climate still tough, survey finds
Reflecting continuing sluggishness in the charitable marketplace, fewer than half of nonprofits responding to a national survey reported raising more in the first half of 2011 than they did in the same period a year earlier, while nearly a third raised less.
Fundraisers urged to be brokers
Faced with economic upheaval, sweeping demographic shifts and rapid technological change, professional fundraisers need to be more innovative in brokering meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships between donors and charities, experts told 400 fundraising professionals at a conference in Durham.
Communicating importance of fundraising ethics
While the fundraising profession generally does a good job of practicing ethically, fundraisers need to do more to communicate that to donors, colleagues and the general public.
Diabetes group to honor Fulton
The Piedmont Triad chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation expects to raise $2.5 million this year to support research, including $1 million at its Annual Hope Gala, which will honor Paul Fulton, a former president of Sara Lee Corp.