GuideStar

Feb 11, 2019

2.11.19 US News

Guidestar and the Foundation Center merge to form Candid, Airstream matches donations up to $25,000 given to the National Forest Foundation to support Campsite Cleanup Campaign, Central Scholarship's first Executive Director, Margie Black Warres, dies at age 100, Young People's Chorus of New York City hosts Annual Gala Benefit Concert and Dinner in March, and more.

Aug 3, 2015

8.3.15 US Nonprofit News

Robin Hood Foundation awards $250,000 grant to Services for the UnderServed, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and Philanthropy Southwest to host The Collaboration Conference, Forbes announces $1 million global social impact Change-the-World Social Entrepreneurs Competition, and more.

Jul 1, 2013

Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data

Philanthropy will always be emotional and personal, but recent research shows that the right information systems can help direct billions of dollars to proven high-performers — and away from organizations unable or unwilling to prove their effectiveness.

Dec 6, 2010

Slide in fundraising slows

Compared to last year, the decline in fundraising revenue spurred by the recession is slowing but still has not rebounded to pre-recession levels, a new study says.

Aug 23, 2010

Economy still pounding nonprofits

Contributions in the first five months of 2010 fell at 40 percent of charities, grew at 30 percent and were flat at 28 percent, a new survey says.

Jul 30, 2009

Nonprofits continue to struggle

Demand continues to increase, contributions continue to fall, and almost one in 10 nonprofits say they are in danger of folding, a new survey says.

Apr 9, 2009

More nonprofits report drop in giving

The percentage of nonprofits reporting lower contributions grew to 52 percent in the five months through February from 34 percent for the nine months through last September.

Apr 1, 2009

Nonprofits urged to be more open

Almost all nonprofits have websites, but few post enough information about themselves and their operations, a new report from GuideStar says.

Feb 27, 2009

The verdict on cooperative fundraising

While some nonprofit professionals view collaboration as the future of fundraising, others think the concept is too idealistic for the real world.

Dec 5, 2008

Advice to grantseekers from grantmakers

In an article published by GuideStar, prominent grantmakers share their best advice on how applicants can boost their chances of getting funding.