Like any personal touch, there's a chance this common fundraising step makes people feel warm and fuzzy inside. But a five-year research project found that it doesn't make donors more generous.
The group's bottom line has been shaky for years. And its board has been unwilling or unable to respond.
Robocalls are common and becoming increasingly frequent. A scholar explains how they work, and why they're such a pain.
For-profit fundraisers often keep more of the money they collect on behalf of nonprofits than they should but Ohio's attorney general is accusing a charity of serving as an accomplice to a crime.