Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply to The Creative Work Fund

Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply to The Creative Work Fund

August 11, 2017

Frances Phillips, program director for The Creative Work Fund, is offering three upcoming webinars for potential grantees. The Creative Work Fund was launched in the summer of 1994 and the first five grants were made that December. Three-hundred and fifty-four grants later, Frances is helping applicants make the best case for funding. 

4 Top Tips to Maximize Online Giving

4 Top Tips to Maximize Online Giving

July 27, 2017

Online giving has grown substantially in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down. Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares the tips, tools, and how-to steps for success your nonprofit needs to know to make the most of your digital presence.

FIN Spotlight: The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin

FIN Spotlight: The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin

July 19, 2017

The Funding Information Network highlights one of their oldest partners, The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin. They recently completed a re-branding initiative and developed a sustainability plan. Ellen Moutos Lee, TRGC FIN supervisor, discusses these processes and explains how TRGC stays relevant in their local community. 

Tracking Philanthropy Trends: A Panel Discussion of the Giving USA Report

Tracking Philanthropy Trends: A Panel Discussion of the Giving USA Report

July 11, 2017

Foundation Center West, in partnership with Community Counseling Service (CCS), hosted a panel discussion, Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and a Bay Area Perspective. Philanthropy leaders from the Greater Bay Area discussed current philanthropy trends analyzed in the latest Giving USA report.

Top 5 Questions About Soliciting Grants

Top 5 Questions About Soliciting Grants

June 26, 2017

Forty-one states require registration for nonprofits that solicit contributions within their borders. That includes grants. Harbor Compliance answers the top 5 questions they get in regards to grant applications and state registration requirements.

Playing the Data Playbook

Playing the Data Playbook

June 19, 2017

Dan Rivas of Idealware explains why nonprofits don't need "big data". Instead they need "little data": information about their organization and their beneficiaries. Be sure to join us on July 13 for a webinar from Idealware about data collection for nonprofits.