community Finding My Quiet Courage

Raising Change CEO, Kathy LeMay shares her story of rediscovering her courage. It took her places she couldn't have imagined.

Sept. 18, 2018

fundraising From Profit to Purpose: Funding with a Mission

Philanthropist and investor Mona Sinha overviews why understanding your nonprofit funding model is important to understand target fundrai...

May 7, 2018

fundraising My Five Takeaways From a Year of Listening

After years of speaking a lot, I decided to spend 2017 listening more. I spent hundreds of hours listening and in being silent I learned ...

May 2, 2018

fundraising How to Close a $1M Gift

Across the globe, philanthropists and social innovation funders are investing big money in organizations that are making a difference. Un...

May 1, 2018

fundraising Why is it so Hard to Find a Development Director and What Are the Solutions?

Why is hiring a Development Director so difficult? Often times, it is about looking past experience and finding the person with the right...

April 11, 2018

fundraising How Do We Get Donors to Give After the Crisis Has Passed?

Many philanthropists are driven to give to immediate relief causes, especially after a crisis has passed. But how do you turn a responsiv...

April 11, 2018

fundraising The Meltdown Manual: What To Do When Your Donors Lose A Lot of Money in the Stock Market

In a turbulent economy, some philanthropists- and foundations- take a hit. How do you make sure that your nonprofit continues to succeed,...

April 10, 2018

fundraising What Does It Take to Raise Big Money

In an era of unprecedented philanthropic engagement and rising local and global needs, why is it as difficult to raise money today as it ...

April 10, 2018

fundraising Have a Problem with Rich People? Here's How to Get Past That and Be Better at Fundraising

To be great at fundraising, you have to face your own feelings about money- yours and others- can and will impact your success as a fund...

April 10, 2018

human-rights Social Change and Unfelt Heartbreak

For those of us in social change and human rights work, we often do not grieve. Instead we bury ourselves in the work and harden our hear...

April 10, 2018

fundraising Fundraisers Under Pressure

A donor tells you they're cutting back on supporting your organization or they won't be making a gift at all. What do you do? How do you ...

March 22, 2018