November-December 2017, Vol. 36 No. 6

From Zero to Sixty: How People’s Action Institute and People’s Action Built a Strong Individual Giving Program by Mary Grace Wolf, Gaby Wagener-Sobrero & Arturo Clark
When People’s Action Institute and People’s Action set out to develop their individual donor program, they soon realized their contributor list was small and outdated. Learn how they grew their base of supporters through various strategies—expanding their grassroots fundraising income by leaps and bounds.

Raising Money from Donor-Advised Funds: Navigating Today’s Increasingly Complex Philanthropic Landscape by Jason Franklin
As donor-advised fund (DAF) contributions approach one quarter of annual foundation grants, being able to engage with DAF holders and advisors is critical. Jason Franklin shares tips for opening the doors to receiving support through advised gifts.

Is Fiscal Sponsorship Right for You? By Priscilla Hung
Raising money outside of the nonprofit industrial complex can be challenging. Yet, incorporating into a 501(c)(3) doesn’t make sense for everyone. Priscilla Hung offers up fiscal sponsorship as a possible compromise, detailing potential benefits and pitfalls to help decide if it’s a good fit for you.


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Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of articles you’ll find in the Archive:

“Understanding Donor Motivations (Including Your Own!): A Training Exercise” by Uma Rao (Mar-Apr 2013, v32 n3)

“Strategic Communications for Year-Round Donor Engagement” by Joleen Ong (Sep-Oct 2014, v33 n5)

“Building Good Relationships with Donors Starts with You” by Kim Klein & Jean McCord (Mar-Apr 2007, v26 n2)

“Mom Was Right… Write That Thank-You Note!” by Nancy Otto (Jan-Feb 2007, v26, n1)

“More Money in the Mailbox: 11 Tips for Improving Your Mailings” by Andy Robinson (Nov-Dec 2005, v24 n6)

“What Have You Done for Me Lately? Building Healthy Relationships with eNewsletters” by Nzinga Koné-Miller (Mar-Apr 2012, v31 n2)

“Fundraising Appeal Makeover” by Nicole Hsiang (Jan-Feb 2010, v29, n1)

“Four Essential Tips to Motivate Individual Donors” by Mara Perez (Sep-Oct 2011, v30 n5)


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