Forty Years of Dreamers and Doers

Forty Years of Dreamers and Doers

December 1, 2017

Cleveland, as a city, was picking itself up and dusting itself off when Foundation Center Midwest opened its doors in 1977. Now, 40 years later, Foundation Center Midwest and its supporters paused to take a moment to acknowledge the power of the region and Foundation Center’s part in bringing the philanthropic community together by serving as a trusted source of data, a convener, and a capacity builder throughout 13 states.


Using Descriptive Analytics for Donor Engagement

November 27, 2017

Which donors should you engage with before the end of the year? Data-driven strategies can help you figure that out. Hear from Zach Shefska, Director of the Fundraising Report Card, to learn tactics for helping you focus your attention on the right donors at the right time to maximize your capacity to raise money. 


Congratulations to our $100 Visa Card Winner!

October 25, 2017

Foundation Center is thrilled to give away a $100 Visa Gift Card to one of its members as part of a recent survey campaign. Read more about what our randomly selected winner has to say about her experience with Foundation Center and its resources.

Advocating: Public Policy

Advocating: Public Policy

October 20, 2017

Here's a brief overview of the power of advocacy and the tools that can help organizations be effective in this work.

Two Research-Backed Approaches for End-of-Year Fundraising

Two Research-Backed Approaches for End-of-Year Fundraising

October 10, 2017

Year-end fundraising can make you crazy. It's perhaps one of the most stressful times for nonprofits and their development staff. Join Derrick Feldman on October 26 for his webinar, Finish Strong: Maximizing End of Year Funding, for tips and tricks to help you make the most of the winter fundraising push.