More often than not, the group owes more money than it has available to spend at the end of the year.
Some people are more inclined to give when they know their friends will find out.
Donor premiums are a common fundraising tactic. But recent research suggests that they are not cost-effective.
Adopting best practices like making it easier for staffers to blow the whistle when they observe wrongdoing can help.
My great-grandmother, an early civil rights champion, path-breaking journalist and suffrage leader, was among the most influential women of her time.
It's easy to be cynical about charity drives like the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Are they just PR stunts or can they make a difference beyond fundraising? Our study shows they can, and they do.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
All the president’s men … where a men-only club dinner went wrong and what lessons there are for charity fundraising.
Ever wondered which fundraising appeals work best or what kind of charitable donations are ideal after disasters strike?
Even as incomes are squeezed, the British public continues to give more money to international NGOs than anyone else.
Why do nonprofit fundraisers juxtapose calls to feed the hungry, house the homeless and cure cancer with champagne toasts?
New research has examined the extent to which charity begins at home for Britons.
Many of us might be tempted to give up alcohol for a month as part of a highly publicised campaign, like Dry July. But how successful are these campaigns and how do you measure any long-term benefits?
Must the money raised to save wildlife always aid the most popular animals? New research suggests that marketing can persuade donors that northern hairy-nosed wombat lives matter too.
Seeing cheerful kids in fundraising pitches works better for some potential donors than others, research suggests. Nonprofits may want to tailor their appeals to different audiences because of that.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?
Some veterans' charities make the most of their donors' dollars, while others squander that money. Vetting these groups will help ensure your money is well-spent.
Who's really running this famous race?
Here's the recipe that makes Red Nose Day such a successful fundraising event.
Australians' confidence in charities would be strengthened if any compliance action taken against them was made public.