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Individual Giving

 

Ideas to help individual donors and philanthropists be more effective

 

Hardwired to Help

Both humans and chimpanzees naturally lend a hand.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2006
 

Cute and Lucrative

Sidebar to "Crisis Mentality:" some species attract donors more than others.

By Keith Epstein | Spring 2006
 

Choosing Mission Over Money

Sidebar to "Crisis Mentality:" giving for the long term.

By Keith Epstein | Spring 2006
 

Crisis Mentality

Why sudden emergencies attract more funds than do chronic conditions, and how nonprofits can change that.

By Keith Epstein | 1 | Spring 2006
 

Giving Donors Control

A United Way affiliate has boosted fundraising by breaking the rules.

By Dan Gordon | 1 | Spring 2006
 

Care Begets Caring

People who feel secure are more apt to be altruistic.

By Shirley Wang | Spring 2006
 

Donor, Heal Thyself

Donor fatigue is ultimately rooted in givers' own reluctance to invest in the future.

By Paul C. Light | Winter 2005
 

You Can’t Do That!

A venture philanthropist's experience with reforming education.

By Laura Lauder | Summer 2005
 

Review: Building Donor Loyalty

New book reveals what makes donors tick.

Reviewed By Mal Warwick | Summer 2005
 

Along the Generational Divide

Younger donors of color differ from their elders when making philanthropic choices.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2005