When to launch a capital campaign
Fundraising professional and educator Tim Seiler talks about finding the right time to launch a capital campaign in the aftermath of the recession.
Indiana launching undergrad philanthropy degree
The new program will be designed to give students the know-how and hands-on experience needed to succeed in entry-level jobs in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.
The challenge of fundraising in tough times
Charitable giving and fundraising succeed when dedicated staff and volunteers accept the importance of the mission, make their own financial commitments, and invite others help fulfill the mission through generous giving.
Quicker rebound in giving seen
Giving by households and individuals is not likely to reach 2007 levels until at least three years after the end of the recession, while the rebound in foundation grantmaking could take longer, based on past trends, a study says.
In-person ‘asks’ boost fundraising
A new report bolsters the conventional wisdom that a face-to-face request by someone a donor knows will boost gift amounts.
Fundraisers’ outlook remains gloomy
The current fundraising mood in the U.S. is depressed, with professional fundraisers reporting their lowest levels of optimism in over a decade, a new report says.
Giving in Kansas City outpaces U.S.
Charitable giving in the Kansas City area totaled $2.15 billion and outpaced the rest of the U.S. in a range of categories, a new report says.
Rooney to lead Center on Philanthropy
Patrick Rooney has been tapped to take over as permanent executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Giving stumbles in 2008
Charitable giving by Americans dropped to $307.65 billion last year, a new report says, and 2009 could be another down year.
Giving circles seen boosting engagement
Members tend to give more, volunteer more and understand more about philanthropy and the needs of their communities, a new study says.