As fundraisers everywhere pray for end-of-the-year miracles, Karen Brooks Hopkins draws on her decades of chasing money—and landing big gifts—to offer some bracing advice on how to succeed in this business.
As fundraisers everywhere pray for end-of-the-year miracles, Karen Brooks Hopkins shares some timely words of wisdom—drawing on decades of chasing money and scoring big gifts for a range of institutions.
With crowdfunding campaigns bringing in more cash for a range of causes, eight California charities working on behalf of immigrants have formed a new fundraising coalition that will debut on Giving Tuesday.
It’s no secret that many women have been enraged by the ascendancy of Donald Trump. Now, new research documents how this anger affected their charitable giving after the 2016 election.
We continue our monthly series on fundraising careers with a deep dive into job interviews, which can be a minefield for even the most seasoned development professionals. Here’s how not to screw up.
Funding for rare diseases rarely comes from foundations or billionaire donors. Instead, it mostly comes from the families and friends of people affected. Here’s an example of how a small community of donors can underwrite significant research.
A group of foundations and other donors have pooled their resources to provide grants and loans that help progressive organizations test new fundraising ideas or expand existing fundraising efforts.
We look at the story behind a big gift to a struggling hospital in an underserved urban neighborhood. Such donations are rare. So how did this one come about?
Reaching the top of the fundraising world involves so much more than perfecting one’s solicitation skills. Just ask Bob Carter, whose varied and successful career offers a number of lessons.
Do today's young people have what it takes to succeed in grueling jobs that generally consist of 90 percent rejection? A veteran fundraiser reflects on the growing challenges—yet exhilarating upsides—of chasing donors.
LeMay has raised $175 million from individuals for causes that are not always so popular. One key to her success, she says, is "radical listening." Which means what, exactly?