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Audubon’s Effort to Broaden Its Network of Support Appeals to Big DonorPremium Link

By Jennifer C. Berkshire

Maggie Walker says it’s inspiring to learn what other donors are doing.

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Charities Seek to Attract More Boomers as They Mull Retirement PlansPremium Link

By Holly Hall
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Face Time With a University President Accelerates Donors’ GivingPremium Link

By Peter Panepento

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Creators of Pumpkin-Themed ‘Smash Diabetes’ Campaign Bemoan Timing

By Tom Held

The group was working on a plan in preparation for Halloween this year, just months before the Ice-Bucket Challenge went viral.


Nonprofit CEOs Say Board Members Need to Be Better Fundraisers

By Holly Hall

More trustees give to the organizations they serve, according to a BoardSource study, but only 43 percent are comfortable asking others to donate.


Number and Assets of Charities Are Growing Rapidly, Study Says

By Drew Lindsay

About 963,000 charities existed in 2012, far more than the 743,000 operating in 2002. And during that time, their assets grew 43 percent, to $3-trillion.


Donors Care More About How Money Is Spent Than Results, Study Says

By Alex Daniels

BBB Wise Giving Alliance says 46 percent of donors base their level of trust on a nonprofit’s finances, while only 11 percent focus on activities.