What can be done to make grant applications less burdensome while grantmaking is still equitable?
Could the House That Ruth Built be the House That Ruth And Smidlap Industries Built?
It’s special event day! That day can be one filled with joy and satisfaction, or it can be one of disappointment and regret.
The grant application process is dreaded by many nonprofit managers, and even by some foundation executives. Is there a better way?
Granted, most nonprofit managers know that foundation grants are a huge and important part of funding the sector. What many of those managers might not know, however, are some of the facts related to grants.
The exponential growth of the Internet, while offering near-limitless possibilities for nonprofit fundraising, has also led to the questioning of traditional methods of fundraising.
Both nonprofits and for-profits need to be aware that consumers are becoming conscious consumers.
Getting buy-in for a great idea from everyone in your organization – constituents, board, even staff – is sometimes like trying to feed broccoli to a three-year-old. You know it’s good for them. But they are too stubborn to try it, and by the time you finally convince them to go for it – it’s cold.
Fundraising is an adventure that can have its own success stories, as well as its own horror stories.
Is your staff not reaching your major gift goals? Don’t fire them – not yet at least – according to Laura Fredricks, expert fundraiser and author of “The Ask: How to Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose.” Fredricks gives five tips on how you can manage your staff better to raise the tremendous gifts your organization expects – and deserves.
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