The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Fundraising http://philanthropy.com/section/Fundraising/268/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:55:35 EST <![CDATA[Quadriga, Accused of Misleading Donors, Reorganizes Under New Name]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150915/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Quadriga-Accused-of/150915/ Company investigated in New York for fundraising practices and conflicts of interest debuts as Innovairre, backed by same owners and investors.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:52:45 EST
<![CDATA['Beard Baubles' Pique Interest in Australian Charity’s Melanoma Drive]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150905/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Beard-Baubles-Pique-Interest/150905/ Hairy holiday campaign is designed to raise awareness of skin cancer in a country where many people are at risk.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:02:43 EST
<![CDATA[Innovative Jewish Groups in D.C. Make a Pitch to Broaden Support]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150863/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Innovative-Jewish-Groups-in/150863/ Nonprofits extend outreach to local philanthropies to help attract new donors and volunteers.

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Starlight Enhances ‘Wish List’ Program with Online Gift Certificates]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150781/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Starlight-Enhances-Wish/150781/ Recipients can search for pediatric facilities by location, name, or medical specialty and provide a wide range of help for sick children.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:22:24 EST
<![CDATA[How a Hero Can Save the Day—and Rally Support]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150749/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-a-Hero-Can-Save-the/150749/ Two groups share lessons in how to tell stories about people fighting for change.

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Unicef Gets Matching Help in Year-End Appeal for Unrestricted Gifts]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150755/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Unicef-Gets-Matching-Help-in/150755/ The organization is touting the benefits of giving cash that can be tapped quickly when a crisis erupts.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:50:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tips for Charity Leaders Who Are Shy About Fundraising]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150399/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Tips-for-Charity-Leaders-Who/150399/ Talk less and listen more, say experts.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Fundraisers Find Painless Ways for Nonprofit Leaders to Raise Money]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150395/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Fundraisers-Find-Painless-Ways/150395/ Hartford Symphony music director Carolyn Kuan and other charity leaders discuss the ways they help without ever explicitly mentioning a donation.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Doctors Tread Carefully When Grateful Patients Open Checkbooks]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150397/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Doctors-Tread-Carefully-When/150397/ One-on-one coaching is often the most effective way to help physicians learn to become strong fundraising allies.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Track 2014 Year-End Online Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150451/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Track-2014-Year-End-Online/150451/ Explore daily totals of donations given through Network for Good, and compare them with giving over the same period in previous years.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:02:00 EST
<![CDATA[Super Bowl Fund to Launch on Giving Tuesday]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150305/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Super-Bowl-Fund-to-Launch-on/150305/ The 50 Fund will award 25 percent of money it brings in, mostly from tech companies, to Bay Area charities.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:56:00 EST
<![CDATA[Early Signs Point to Another Big Growth Year for Giving Tuesday]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150303/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Early-Signs-Point-to-Another/150303/ The national day of generosity, now in its third year, could top $40-million in donations. Hands-on volunteering is also a growing part of the day.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:35:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Best Social-Media Posts About #GivingTuesday 2014]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150151/ http://philanthropy.com/article/The-Best-Social-Media-Posts/150151/ Follow this Chronicle-curated stream to keep up with the most noteworthy social-media posts from Giving Tuesday, including donation tallies.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:59:00 EST
<![CDATA[Sidewalk Sleep-Outs Connect Wealthy With Homeless]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150259/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Sidewalk-Sleep-Outs-Connect/150259/ Covenant House’s expanding marquee event raises funds and helps find employment for the 1,900 young people in 27 cities the organization shelters every night.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:08:38 EST
<![CDATA[Minn. Attorney General Questions Company’s Solicitation of Noncash Gifts for Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150245/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Minn-Attorney-General/150245/ Savers LLC, a for-profit thrift store chain that works with charities to collect used items for resale, regularly fails to let donors know how much of their gift goes to charitable causes and how much is profit.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:19:57 EST
<![CDATA[On Social Media, Personal Ties Are Central to Charitable Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150211/ http://philanthropy.com/article/On-Social-Media-Personal-Ties/150211/ About 70 percent of donors in a new American Red Cross study said they would take some sort of action after seeing a friend’s post asking for a donation.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:02:08 EST
<![CDATA[How to Get Started in Mapping Donor Ties]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149987/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Get-Started-in-Mapping/149987/ Start with the people you know, identify who cares most about your community or cause, and other advice for mapping relationships to potential donors.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tips on Choosing a Relationship-Mapping Database]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149989/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Tips-on-Choosing-a/149989/ Three things to watch for when choosing software to help you find connections to potential donors.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Nonprofits Find New Donors With Databases That Track Connections]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149991/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofits-Find-New-Donors/149991/ New technology is formalizing and making easier the process of uncovering hidden connections between the charity’s network and prospective donors.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Fundraiser Makes Her Own Relationship Maps]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149985/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Fundraiser-Makes-Her-Own/149985/ At the Calgary Zoo, a senior development officer took a do-it-yourself approach when she wasn’t happy with databases available from public and private sources.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Power of ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150075/ http://philanthropy.com/article/The-Power-of-Theatre-of-the/150075/ Three lessons every nonprofit can learn from having people act out their experiences with social problems and work toward solutions.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:09:00 EST
<![CDATA[Even as Border Crossings Slow, Work for Nonprofits Ramps Up]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150039/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Even-as-Border-Crossings-Slow/150039/ Social workers, lawyers, and others prepare for a "long haul" in assisting newly arrived children fleeing violence in Central America.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Gifts to Donor-Advised Funds Grew 24% in 2013, According to a Study]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149955/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Gifts-to-Donor-Advised-Funds/149955/ Americans put more than $17-billion into the funds, which channeled about 20 percent of their assets to charities.

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:20:55 EST
<![CDATA[New Capital Campaigns: a Sampling]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149751/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Capital-Campaigns-a/149751/ See the goals and end dates of seven charity drives.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Billion-Dollar Campaigns Roar Back]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149747/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Billion-Dollar-Campaigns-Roar/149747/ A growing number of nonprofits are holding capital campaigns, but some experts question whether they're a good idea for all kinds of organizations and whether they will result in donor fatigue.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Creative Math Makes Final Tally for Capital Campaigns Hard to Pin Down]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149745/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Creative-Math-Makes-Final/149745/ The kinds of gifts a charity counts in a campaign and how and when it counts them can make a big difference in the final tally.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 EST