Fundraising & Development
It's the perpetual challenge, the never-ending task, the Sisyphian fate of every nonprofit leader: securing funds to do the work your community needs. Because, like Allen Proctor said, "Your key mission, if you're doing it right, will lose money."
To stay on top of your development game, we've got information on the latest giving trends—mobile, social, crowd-sourced and beyond—as well as the tried-and-true fundraisers, grants, investments, and other campaigns that have been fueling successful nonprofits for decades. Plus: social enterprise, impact investing, GCN's very own online social giving platform, and more.
Before the Big Ask: Four Questions You Must Answer
As major gifts have become more important to nonprofit success, take a lesson from two Harvard Business School authors, who have narrowed donor concerns down to four major questions. Read the NOW article
Where the Donors Are
They’re moving online and getting social. Are you ready to give them what they want? Read the NOW article
Solution Set: Fundraising Essentials
From developing a case for support to donor prospecting and calculating ROI, this resource provides a comprehensive package of tools to help you build an effective development program. Check it out