Blog posts from March 2016

Dana Textoris

5 Reasons to Wait on Hiring a Grant Writer

March 23, 2016

Even the best grant proposal in the world isn't a direct link to grant funding. Before investing precious resources in a grants consultant, make sure you've taken these steps to shore up your development operation and strategy, strengthen relationships, and improve your chance of winning grants.

Fred Ali

Driving Impact With Unrestricted Support

March 21, 2016

The Weingart Foundation devotes more than 60 percent of its funding to unrestricted support. Its president, Fred Ali, explains why in this conversation with Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

Next Week at Foundation Center San Francisco (March 7-11)

March 4, 2016

Here's what's coming up at Foundation Center San Francisco!

Webinars:
Branding Basics for Nonprofits
Tuesday, March 8, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Classroom:
Top Ten Fundraising Tips, as Featured in Nonprofit Fundraising 101 
Tuesday, March 8, 3:00-4:30 pm

Fiscal Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = $$ for Creative Projects
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30-5:00 pm

Foundation Maps: A Guided Tour 
Thursday, March 10, 3:00-4:00 pm

Livestream:
Top Ten Fundraising Tips, as Featured in Nonprofit Fundraising 101 
Tuesday, March 8, 3:00-4:30 pm

Fiscal Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = $$ for Creative Projects
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30-5:00 pm