Donor-intent poses ethical challenge
In the course of doing their jobs, the ethical challenge fundraisers most commonly face involve donors’ wishes about how their contributions are to be used, a new survey says.
Fundraisers’ pay grows; gender gap persists
The average salary for fundraisers grew 7.4 percent in the U.S. and 11.2 percent in Canada in 2009, compared to a decline of 2 percent in the U.S. and 3.9 percent in Canada in 2008, although a long-standing gap in salaries for men and women continued, a new study says.
Fundraising took big hit in 2009
Charitable fundraisers had their worst year in a decade but are upbeat about prospects for 2010, a new survey says.
Giving down for 2009
Most nonprofits have raised less so far this year than last, but the last three months of the year could help with cash flow, a poll says.
Holiday giving chilly in 2008
More than half of charities in North America were raising less during the 2008 holiday season than they did a year earlier, a new survey says.
Nonprofits need to restore trust, expert says
Paulette Maehara, president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, talks about fixing philanthropy’s public image after a string of post-9/11 scandals.