Useful Publications


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The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The newspaper of the nonprofit world

Nonprofit Quarterly
Recent news and information in the nonprofit sector

Philanthropy Journal
News and resources for nonprofits

Philanthropy News Digest
News and jobs in the nonprofit sector

The Nonprofit Times
Business publication for nonprofits


Blackbaud Resources

From fundraising best practices to marketing tips to outcomes strategies and more, Blackbaud offers free resources to help you do what you do better. Check out the latest resources below or head to the Blackbaud Institute Resource Library for best-in-class research and insights and the npENGAGE blog for posts on trends, best practices, and need-to-know news.

Charitable Giving Report 2018

Supporters In Sight: An Introduction to Personas

The Connected Office: Your Guide to Creating a Cohesive Constituent Experience

The Opportunity of Collaborative Benchmarking

Privacy Toolkit: The Introductory Guide to Safeguarding Your Constituent Data

The Right Mix: How Diverse Income Models Influence Giving

Vital Signs Part 2: The Undeveloped Value of New Donors

The Next Generation of American Giving: The Charitable Habits of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, and Matures

Untapped Potential: The Case for Data Health

Financial Management Toolkit

npEXPERTS – Making Waves: Mobilizing, Organizing, and Galvanizing Today’s Supporters

The Next Generation of Giving International Series

npENGAGE: The Premier Nonprofit Resource for Need-to-Know News, Trends, & Best Practices