Fundraising and Giving

Oct 23, 2017

The Mindful Art of ASKING

Bringing a mindful approach to fundraising can greatly improve the solicitation process. Mary Lin McBride from Mindful Resolution suggests a helpful acronym to center oneself before that next big meeting.

Oct 23, 2017

3 Reasons Why You Should Try Social Fundraising This Holiday Season

Get out there this holiday season and make sure social fundraising is a part of your mix. You’ve got nothing to lose and a whole lot to gain.

Oct 9, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

With #GivingTuesday just around the corner, savvy nonprofits are already laying the groundwork for their campaigns to maximum success. BDO's Laurie De Armond offers 7 steps to make the most of #GivingTuesday.

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.

Aug 28, 2017

Community Foundations and their Role in Philanthropy

Community foundations lead the way by getting things done. Foundation For The Carolinas' President and CEO Michael Marsicano explains how.

Aug 14, 2017

Aligning Philanthropy to Purpose to Achieve Maximum Success

SunTrust Foundation's President David Fuller offers a few tips and strategies to strengthen and enhance your foundation’s ability to give.

Aug 7, 2017

Foundation Approaches to Climate Change Investing

Interest in climate aligned investing has grown considerably over recent years, so too have the available capabilities that have been developed to support nonprofits in aligning their mission with their investment strategies.

Jul 31, 2017

New Insights From The Atlantic Philanthropies Show Foundations and Nonprofits How to Adapt in a Changing Political Climate

The Atlas Learning Project, led by the Center for Evaluation Innovation in partnership with other advocacy and policy experts, is a resource for lessons from advocacy and policy change efforts that The Atlantic Philanthropies and other funders have supported in the U.S., with the goal of helping to push philanthropy and advocacy in bolder and more effective directions.

Jul 31, 2017

10 Ways to Make Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser a Success

Because P2P fundraising has the potential to reach a bevy of new supporters while raising a lot of money, many organizations are wondering how they can easily host their own successful campaign. BidPal's Joshua Meyer offers 10 tips for success.

Jul 17, 2017

Coming Together For Social Good

Entrepreneurs take risks to build businesses and generate profit. Social entrepreneurs, on the other hand, take risks to have a positive impact on society with economic return as a byproduct. Nonprofits and foundations are beginning to invest and collaborate more actively in these change agents.