Show your passion, always mention your connections to the company, and avoid letters of inquiry, says the president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.
Join us on Wednesday, September 3, at noon Eastern time for a live online discussion on how to recruit, mentor, and hang on to talented fundraisers.
Following a shooting in Ferguson, Mo., foundations are discussing what to do about stereotypes, police accountability, and the growth of poverty in poor suburbs.
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$75,000 for Women Veterans
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $75,000 from the New York Women's Foundation to the Service Women's Action Network to help female military veterans who are facing discrimination or violence and to provide fellowships to women veterans to advocate for change in New York. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
See a daily tally of gifts from the popular online campaign and how many new donors it's attracting.
As a visiting scholar, he will develop a community-foundations syllabus and serve as guest lecturer.
Nonprofit leaders should do all they can while lawmakers are at home to promote tax breaks that encourage donations.
He shares his enthusiasm for the charity with his friends, listens to and supports the CEO, knows when to speak up and when to zip it—and throws great parties.
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To get a step ahead of the competition, charities use unconventional techniques to get names and addresses of people who might want to give.