Christmas is the most popular time for Australians to give to charity. But it's important to do some research first.
How do you run a political campaign in a pandemic? From data brokers to advertising firms to voter registration volunteers, the players in campaigns are making adjustments, large and mostly small.
Mobile phones across the country are buzzing nonstop with text notifications from both presidential campaigns. A scholar of campaign communications explains why.
The Conversation isn't just a news site. We care less about clicks than we do about making a real difference.
A comedian's record-breaking fundraiser shows us the power of celebrity. But it also reveals the complexities of raising a lot of money very quickly.
When political campaigns end, candidates often are left with a fair amount of money. They have a lot of options about how to spend it.
More than 1 billion euros were donated after Paris’ cathedral was grievously damaged by fire in April. By comparison, just a few million euros were given after catastrophic flooding in Cité des Doges.
Artists and entertainers have raised millions of dollars for the current bushfire crisis – so why are they still at the receiving end of so much criticism and so little funding and support?
Celeste Barber's $45 million fundraiser is amazing, but battling Australia's fires should be an ongoing effort. With the help of social media, it can be.
It's worth thinking carefully about how to give, to ensure you're not wasting your contribution or inadvertently making things worse.
Farmers seeking relief from the drought and firefighters stretched to their limits have turned to crowdfunding for help. But public appeal shouldn't replace good governance.
Overall, the growth in giving to public higher ed institutions isn't compensating for a reduction in funding by the states.
From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
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.