How to Make your Data Sing

How to Make your Data Sing

September 13, 2017

Foundation Center's Knowledge Base talks about the importance of collecting data about who you serve and what you do. But it doesn't yet help nonprofit professionals make numbers and other data understandable at a glance. They plan on fixing that. And they need your help.

The Creative Work Fund Announces 2017 Grantees

The Creative Work Fund Announces 2017 Grantees

September 5, 2017

On August 1, the Creative Work Fund announced 15 new grant awards for 2017, totaling $600,000 for artists creating new works through collaborations with nonprofit organizations. Grantees were selected through a competitive process that valued the quality of the artists’ track records, timeliness of their ideas, and clarity of their plans to work closely with their nonprofit partners.

Non-Profit Sponsorship: Change Your Mind

Non-Profit Sponsorship: Change Your Mind

September 5, 2017

Success in the world of corporate sponsorship requires learning a whole new vocabulary and approach to development; even experienced fundraisers may be at a disadvantage when starting out. On September 19th, Michael Savino will provide tips on selling sponsorship opportunities to companies large and small in his webinar, Corporate Sponsorship for Non-Profits.

Major Gift Magic: Data + Donors = Dollars

Major Gift Magic: Data + Donors = Dollars

August 15, 2017

Join Emma Kieran for a webinar on how to build a framework to help you define major gifts, find prospects, and build relationships that lead to big gifts. 

Strategies to Ensure Partnerships Thrive

Strategies to Ensure Partnerships Thrive

August 15, 2017

Carefully selected partnerships can help your organization remain focused on its core competencies, its mission, while broadening its reach. Maybe a partner helps you reach a new population. Or maybe a partner brings critical expertise that you’ve discovered your clients need. Join Cheryl Kester to learn more about partnerships in her webinar, “Upgrade Your Partnerships: Tips for Nonprofit Collaboration” on Tuesday, August 22, from 2:00-3:00PM ET.

Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply to The Creative Work Fund

Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply to The Creative Work Fund

August 11, 2017

Frances Phillips, program director for The Creative Work Fund, is offering three upcoming webinars and an in-person session for potential grantees. The Creative Work Fund was launched in the summer of 1994 and the first five grants were made that December. Three-hundred and fifty-four grants later, Frances is helping applicants make the best case for funding.