Let’s face it, at some point, nearly all of us daydream about becoming a consultant: the freedom, the flexibility, the assumed pay increase—they all sound luxurious.
Successful events often depend on the ability of nonprofits to get donated food and auction items. Securing donations for your organization needs can be difficult--Hannah Yang of TheShareWay shares tips and tricks to help you up your success rate.
This blog post was originally published on The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Whatever you think about Facebook, the platform launched (and continues to improve) a powerful fundraising tool that takes advantage of online networks you have personally, but that you may not have in your organization’s database. Anyone who uses Facebook, even occasionally, has seen these campaigns in their feed. You’ve probably been invited to donate to them on a friend’s behalf on their birthday. Even if you find these fundraisers annoying, they are a powerful way to raise money quickly from new donors and engage new individuals as volunteers and donors.
One of the most important ways of maintaining donor trust is to vet your charity’s fundraising communications, so you can be sure they are accurate and never misleading. Unfortunately, this basic action step can be overlooked in an increasingly-competitive fundraising marketplace.
Foundation Center has a global network of more than 400 libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that, for more than 50 years, has been bringing vital funding data and knowledge to communities that might not otherwise have access. The Funding Information Network (FIN) program packages are nonprofit outreach “in-a-box”, enabling community organizations to become nonprofit funding experts. Packages include access to our world-class database, Foundation Directory Online, product and training certification courses, and support materials to assist the local nonprofit community.
Ask any group of nonprofit professionals why it’s important to measure their organization’s impact and you’ll probably hear some common themes emerge.
Getting the board to fundraise can be a very challenging experience even when board members recognize that a primary responsibility of every nonprofit board is ensuring that the organization has the resources it needs to meet its mission.
Here's what's coming up next week at Foundation Center West!
How do US Foundations Support Global Programs and Partners? New Data and Trends
Tuesday, August 14, 10:00 - 11:00 am PT
Earlier this summer we posted a survey to our GrantSpace community to gather feedback on how the re-launch of our website was received. Over 550 people took the survey, and over 80% told us that they found what they were looking for on the website.