The Chronicle of Philanthropy

New Study Looks at Traits of Donors Who Give the Most
June 8, 2009

June 6, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Loyal donors who give to the same cause for several years and those who recruit others to donate are the most-valuable supporters any charity can have.

Raising 'Twollars' for a Good Cause
May 29, 2009

May 29, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Even your most cash-strapped donors have the wherewithal to contribute “twollars” — a virtual “currency of appreciation” in circulation on the social networking site, Twitter, designed to raise awareness and money for charity.

Donors Show Rising Confidence in the Economy
May 22, 2009

May 21, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Battered by the recession, few donors plan to increase their giving anytime soon. But their confidence in the economy is now showing some signs of improvement — which could bode well for longer-term fund-raising efforts — according to a new survey.

Fight Continues for Federal Program to Help Small Charities
May 21, 2009

May 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — President Obama did not include money in his fiscal 2010 budget proposal for a program to provide grants to help small and medium-size charities get training and management help that was authorized by a new national-service bill.