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.
Organize your development staff, call prospective donors to set up meetings, and meet face-to-face several times before asking for money, say two experts.
A small "ragtag" team with no budget built an impressive audience on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Tumblr in just five years.
$121,000 for Video Series
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $121,000 from the Fund for Shared Insight to Exponent Philanthropy to produce a video series in which foundation leaders share successes, failures, and lessons learned. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
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...
Bob Parsons, who was wounded in the Vietnam War before going on to create a popular web-hosting site, helps the Semper Fi Fund end 2014 on a high note.
Ninety percent of top executives said their organization offered development opportunities, while just 52 percent of leadership team members said such opportunities existed.
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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Membership in a network of foundations that have pledged to divorce themselves from fossil fuels has grown from 17 to 72 since January.