A Niche and a Need: Where Only You Can Affect Change
The key to ensuring the longevity of a group like Accountability Counsel is making sure you have the expertise required to meet the unique need you serve. An organization can't be distracted by the numerous demands people want them to address. The key is to find your focus, learn it through and through, and commit to change in that specific area.
More Latinas are making their mark in nonprofit fundraising
Despite well-intentioned family expectations for high-compensation prestige careers, more Latinas are finding success and satisfaction as nonprofit fundraising professionals.
Community colleges seen key to workforce
Community colleges will be key to filling North Carolina’s impending workforce shortages, but the system must change to reach its full potential, a new study says.
Colleges raise more money from fewer alums
Fundraising totals at U.S. colleges and universities jumped 9.5 percent in 2007, despite declining alumni-participation rates and flat donor counts, a new report says.
Time seen ripe to embrace planned giving
Nonprofits waiting for the perfect time to start a planned-giving program may wait forever, development professionals say.
Three key planned-giving vehicles, demystified
Fred Stang, director of development at the Triangle Community Foundation in Durham, N.C., profiles three essential gift vehicles for nonprofits starting a planned giving program.
Fundraising with an activist’s vision
Trina Tocco manages more than just advocacy efforts as campaigns coordinator at the International Labor Rights Forum. And her advice on blending an organization’s mission work with its fundraising benefits more than just activists.