Jen Bokoff, Director of Foundation Center's GrantCraft, discusses two new publications available for free on the GrantCraft site. Communication That Counts focuses on South African funding, and 21st-Century Community Foundations looks at the future of community foundations.
Is your nonprofit's legal house in order? Review this checklist from Carrie Garber Siegrist, an Associate in Venable's Nonprofit Organizations and Political Law Practice Groups.
Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, discusses the issue of transparency at grantmaking public charities and foundations.
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Bethany Lampland, chief operating officer at The New York Foundling, discusses how to create new and innovative revenue streams while maintaining your charitable status and staying true to mission, using her organization's partnership with the for-profit coffee company COFFEED as an example.
Something isn’t working with your planned giving program. You heavily invested in reputable software, recruited talented staff, and yet, the golden goose has yet to lay one single golden egg. Follow these three tips to develop a winning planned giving strategy.
Want to work smarter and not harder? Start a planned giving program. Begin with bequests, incite interest from stakeholders, and reach out for technical assistance as your program grows.
Donor-centered moves management is a major donor cultivation approach that combines love with a great management system to plan, make, and keep track of a targeted number of “moves” or “touches” per year to major gift prospects.
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.
As storytelling has jumped to the top of the nonprofit communications priority list, many of the clients we work with feel both invigorated and overwhelmed by the challenge of telling their organization’s stories. Just like good stories, good quotes are made of ideas so memorable and succinct that they are easily passed along. Here are five.