About Fund Raising
The charity Movember encourages men to grow mustaches in the month of November, both as part of a fund-raising competition and to spark discussion about issues like prostate...
Movember, the men's health charity, doesn't want volunteers or donors to get bored with its marketing pitch.
Charities are urged to do more to spell out what a gift will accomplish and handle donor complaints more productively.
Ashton Kutcher, Kanye West, and other big-name celebrities don’t do as much good for charity on social networks as less-famous people, a new study finds.
Most organizations have ignored the lead of advocates in New Hampshire who are confronting candidates with uncomfortable questions about their commitment to charities.
An organization is hoping to encourage nonprofit advocates to plunge into politics and support candidates with solid plans to strengthen charities.
To get attention during difficult economic times, a growing number of nonprofits are turning to curse words, sexy advertising, and other efforts to stand out.
Nonprofits are creating mobile farmers' markets, nurturing small businesses and calling attention to social needs and cultural events.
The $450,000 that Occupy Wall Street raised in a month has promoted discussions about whether it should seek tax-exempt status or continue to operate loosely.
Social-change groups may want to emulate the protest movement's effort to listen to supporters and take risks, nonprofit experts say.
Worries about money are prompting a big share of nonprofit workers to consider seeking jobs in business or elsewhere.
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The Tech Museum of Innovation, in San Jose, Calif., has presented its annual awards to honor the creative use of technology to benefit society.
Charles F. Gauvin is the first development officer the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has appointed.
Nancy Sanford Hughes is among five people over 60 who won $100,000 prizes designed to honor older Americans who solve social problems.
Harvard Business Review explores companies that seek to do good, and Fortune magazine puts the spotlight on three young nonprofit leaders.
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has written a book on giving that combines her expertise as a philanthropist and scholar.
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreesen made their biggest gift to a hospital emergency room. They say too many philanthropists don't think about steering money to...
Silicon Valley Venture Fund, one of the first such efforts, now has 150 donors who give advice and money.
Robert King, an investor, and his wife, Dorothy, want to combine research with practical training to help curb poverty.
Foundations and charities need to ask the same question that comes up in discussions about the Constitution: How much do they need to stick to the original meaning of their...
Every foundation and nonprofit, regardless of its mission, is hurt when policy makers take steps that threaten democracy.
Instead of relying just on nonprofits or experts, foundations should reach out to get the views and ideas of the people who will benefit from grants.
A Bank of America effort shows that a focus on pairing chief executives and aspiring leaders of nonprofits can have powerful effects.
The Tiny Sparrow Foundation enlists professional photographers as volunteers to develop photo albums for families.