Special Report: Foundation Survey
A new Chronicle survey suggests that grant makers will give more in 2011 even though they still have not recovered all their losses from the financial crisis.
Focusing on collaboration and signature programs can help charities gain grant makers' support.
A look at the nation's 10 wealthiest foundations in 2010.
Survey shows changes in assets and grant making over the past two years by 91 foundations.
About Fund Raising
More and more nonprofits are asking volunteers to devise their own ways to raise money from friends, colleagues, and family members.
If a robot can outsmart two top game-show contestants, can it also solve tough social problems? An IBM official thinks so.
Nonprofits that received money from donors convicted for investment fraud face demands to return big gifts.
Nonprofits have rebuffed requests to return ill-gotten money by pleading poverty, fighting in court, or taking other steps.
Four nonprofits have been asked to return money they received through their association with Tom Petters, who was convicted of running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
As Congress comes under pressure to end federal support to lawmakers' pet projects, some nonprofits could lose big federal grants.
A San Francisco charity wants to figure out why its approach to ending poverty is working so that it can spread the lessons to others nonprofits.
How an accidental post on Twitter became a fund-raising opportunity for the American Red Cross, from our Social Philanthropy blog.
Nonprofits are stepping up their hiring and increasing the pay of many employees, according to a new survey of trends in three regions of the East Coast.
Grant makers need to give charities more room to takes risk, says a new book that explains what went wrong in community-development programs that flopped.
Andrew Watt takes the helm at AFP and other personnel news from the nonprofit world.
Jeffrey D. Klein, a veteran businessman, is the new chief executive officer of the Global FoodBanking Network.
The Tea Party movement shows that the power of democratic involvement can have a more profound effect on social causes than all of foundations' prized innovations and...
A foundation's examination of mistakes it made in an ambitious antipoverty effort raises questions about whether grant makers can really promote big social changes, says a...
As Congress considers big cuts in support for public broadcasting, they need to recognize that demand for news, educational, and cultural programs is growing, writes a...
The failure of nonprofit leaders to defend government antipoverty programs is a key reason the White House has gotten away with ignoring the plight of the poor, writes Pablo...
Giving money to programs with proven results is all the rage, but do grant makers realize how bad human beings are at predicting what works, wonders Sean Stannard-Stockton, a...
Experts on evaluation say a Chronicle columnist got it wrong when he urged foundations to stop their "measurement mania."
A charity's safety net catches homeless and mentally ill Chicagoans.