Foundation Center’s efforts to connect foundations to individuals with the tools needed to access imperative funding.
A new free resource, Making Wise Decisions, was created with these nonprofits in mind. Developed by B3 Consults and Public Profit and generously supported by the S.H. Cowell Foundation, with supplemental funding from the Y & H Soda Foundation, Making Wise Decisions incorporates advice from small to midsized nonprofits that have adopted a new data system.
Vision & Voices is a series exploring various perspectives on trending and perennial topics in the social sector. Part of Foundation Center Midwest's 40th anniversary celebration, this series highlights the insights and experiences of a range of community leaders with one common purpose: doing good better.
In the past, most companies viewed their philanthropy primarily as a charitable tax deduction and a way to build their reputation as a “good community citizen.” Today, many companies have begun identifying opportunities for aligning their business to “solve” a social challenge.
You’ve been awarded a grant and now the deadline for reporting your program’s outcomes is looming. Between writing other grant proposals, cultivating and retaining donors, or planning annual fundraising events, you don’t have much time.
How to use social proof to attract people to your cause and get them to donate.
What motivates donors to give, and what strategies can be used to leverage this motivation?
Creating a culture of fundraising is not just about introducing the concept of fundraising more deeply into the organization. It’s about aligning a set of behaviors internally that drive the success you’re looking for, which, in this case, is more effective fundraising.
Find out about the benefits and resources of joining the Funding Information Network (FIN), and why it may be right for your organization.
Learn why it's so important to build meaningful relationships in order to get the attention of donors, and strategies for doing so.