Amnesty International USA

Taking Innovation to the MAXIs
September 1, 2013

What kind of direct-marketing trends made their mark on the MAXIs in the fundraising and nonprofit space this year?

Blackbaud Study Reveals Boomers Give 43 Percent of All Dollars Donated
August 8, 2013

Blackbaud released findings from its Next Generation of American Giving study that explores charitable-giving trends and engagement behaviors and attitudes across four different generations — matures (68+), boomers (49-67), Gen X (33-48) and Gen Y (18-32). Baby boomers are emerging as the dominant force in charitable giving, responsible for 43 percent of all dollars donated. The study also revealed that multichannel engagement is the new normal, but the ideal mix varies from generation to generation.

Engage Conference Spotlight: Sleepless in 2013?
March 15, 2013

For our January cover story this year, "Sleepless in 2013," we transcribed that closing session with Dane Grams, national director of direct response at Amnesty International USA; fundraising consultant Jo Sullivan; Jeff Jowdy, founder and presider of Lighthouse Counsel; Marc Pitman, founder of; and Tom Harrison, CEO of Russ Reid — all of whom will be presenting or leading roundtables at Engage — as well as fellow Editorial Advisory Board member Christina Johns, director of new media at the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.

Talk, Share and Collaborate With Fellow Fundraisers
January 14, 2013

Go out and have those conversations, share and collaborate with your fundraising colleagues and peers. It is an invaluable resource that the fundraising industry is truly special to have and embrace.

Sleepless in 2013?
January 1, 2013

Listen in as some of fundraising's freshest thinkers take on some of the sector's toughest topics — the things that should be top of mind in the new year.

Case Studies: Mobile Fundraising and Advocacy Successes
March 14, 2011

Charlotte Brandin of World Childhood Foundation USA and Fredrik Oscarson of Mobiento shared ways that WCF, Doctors Without Borders and Amnesty International implemented mobile fundraising and advocacy at the 2011 Nonprofit Mobile Day.