Dec 18, 2017

Impact Measurement (Part 1)

A program’s outputs must be relevant to their desired outcomes and impact. However, many funders only require their grantees to report on outputs without further measuring impact. Outcomes enable funders to truly see if the programs they are investing in are changing lives and making a difference.

Dec 18, 2017

Give with Heart, and Give Smart: 9 Things Donors Should Consider in 2018

The 2018 giving season is now upon us. These guidelines can guide donors to ensure their generosity is more impactful and effective than ever before.

Dec 4, 2017

Fundraising Success: How a Small, Rural Organization Raised $1 Million Per Month for a Year

The fundraising success of the Eagles Renovation Project required very specific action steps to a rural audience. Here’s how The Honeywell Foundation accomplished it.

Nov 6, 2017

Supporting a Community of Volunteers

By investing in the support that volunteers need, Crisis Text Line achieves its mission of meeting those in crisis, wherever they are.

Nov 6, 2017

Continuing the Mission – Caring for the Families of Those Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom

TAPS has used the peer support model to touch the lives of more than 70,000 surviving spouses, parents, siblings, children, battle buddies, and others who are grieving the death of a military loved one.

Nov 6, 2017

Growing Your Nonprofit Organization: Balancing Innovation, Quality Assurance & Compliance

Many nonprofit organizations want to grow their ability to serve individuals and families in need. Yet, the question for smaller nonprofit organizations is how to grow smartly without jeopardizing your human resources, community relationships, or integrity.

Oct 9, 2017

Ever Consider Applying for Funding from Family Foundations?

Nonprofits have an opportunity to look beyond the largest foundations and focus their attentions on the largely untapped reservoir of family foundations.

Oct 2, 2017

Bridging the Gap: How Nonprofits are Using Mobile to Connect People and Resources

Today, technology-based solutions can help to bridge the gap between those in need and the resources at hand, providing access to areas without adequate services.

Jul 3, 2017

Digital Storytelling: Elevating Youth as Agents of Change

Through the use of local technology and media arts, Footage Foundation supports young people so that their experiences are communicated, their voices are amplified, and their solutions are acted upon to inspire sustainable transformation.

Jun 5, 2017

True, Personal Stories About Science

The Story Collider is an interdisciplinary undertaking between science communication and the arts whose willingness to embrace creative tension allows them to succeed.