How Ethical Is Your Nonprofit Organization?

Hi All….Listed below is a great article regarding nonprofit administration and ethics.  Yes,the article is an oldie, but goodie, so its well worth the read. Learn.Grow.Give Back! November 2004 Almost every day, it seems, newspaper headlines shout out the details of another corporate scandal. Those of us in the nonprofit sector are tempted to think […]

What Works Best in Seeking Gifts From a Friend?

By:  Holly Hall Many charities are experimenting with online fund-raising campaigns that motivate their supporters to ask friends, family members, and others to contribute, as my colleague Raymund Flandez notes in a detailed article in The Chronicle‘s latest issue. offers some hints about what works best in such campaigns, based on ananalysis of millions of donations […]

Does Your Donation Page Put Me to Sleep?

By: Derrick Feldmann It was only a postcard, but it caught my eye. A direct mail piece from a nonprofit organization, its sharp graphics and design enticed me to read it. Its well-written copy invited me to visit the organization’s Web site to donate. Impressed, I decided to check out the organization. Let’s start the […]

Annual Fund Giving & Getting Guidelines for Trustees

By: Tony Poderis All of your organization’s fund-raising campaigns must have the leadership and the financial support of your Board of Trustees. The most important of those development efforts should be the raising of funds necessary to maintain and enhance your organization’s programs and services year after year. This is accomplished through the Annual Fund Campaign. […]