Are Charity Watchdogs Listening?
January 13, 2011

There has been rising dissent from fundraisers about charity watchdog ratings, and it appears Charity Navigator is taking steps to address some of fundraisers' concerns.

Do You Practice What You Preach?
October 13, 2010

As fundraisers, it's not only your duty to ask. It's your duty to give, too. Practice what you preach. Because if you don't make the effort to give to others, why would others bother to give to you?

The Case (Studies) for Social Media
August 1, 2010

So with all these great, new outreach and engagement tools at its disposal, how can your organization harness this still-new medium to empower constituents on your behalf? There are many strategies and 
initiatives already playing out all over the fundraising sector — with plenty more new and unforeseen ideas still to come. Here, FundRaising Success highlights some creative and successful ways organizations are using social media to raise awareness and funds.

The Frontier of Social Media and Fundraising: What to Expect?
June 1, 2010

According to a survey ASI conducted around nonprofits’ IT challenges and opportunities in 2010, organizations have faith in social media. And for many, it is faith — that is “being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” — as opposed to experience.

Fundraising in the Blogosphere
April 27, 2010

These days, savvy fundraisers are looking for every possible opportunity to connect with donors and raise money. Web-based tools and social media offer possibilities that we’ve never had before. Blogs have been around for a while, mostly used in journalism and other fields. Now, blogs are being used for advocacy, awareness and even fundraising.