Welcome to CDO World™. Your place for topics relating to the role of the Chief Development Officer.

Mars vs. Venus Giving

While looking at giving within a certain community or age group yields interesting results, it is also important to consider gender differences in philanthropy.

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What Millennials Want

Millennials (generally described as individuals born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s) are becoming a larger percentage of the workforce and their distinct needs and preferences are important for employers to consider. 

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Global Giving Trends

NonProfit Tech for Good recently released its inaugural “Global Trends Giving Report,” the results of a survey of 4,541 individuals across 6 continents, 94 countries.

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Keep Your Competitors Close

Each nonprofit seeks to carve out its own area, to ensure sustainability and survival. But what if competitors could assist in your success? 

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Nonprofits and the Long Haul

A strong mission, passionate staff and a big vision are critical for a nonprofit to succeed. But what is it that makes the difference between long-term survival and a short-term burst of success?

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