Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, discusses the issue of transparency at grantmaking public charities and foundations.
Just Published: "Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Survey Report"
With 547 participating nonprofits reporting on over 27,000 jobs, the 2015 survey, produced by Oakland-based Nonprofit Compensation Associates (NCA), is the largest and most robust in its 37-year history. Sixty-seven percent of the survey's participants see hiring challenges in the year ahead as economic conditions continue to improve....
Something isn’t working with your planned giving program. You heavily invested in reputable software, recruited talented staff, and yet, the golden goose has yet to lay one single golden egg. Follow these three tips to develop a winning planned giving strategy.
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Want to work smarter and not harder? Start a planned giving program. Begin with bequests, incite interest from stakeholders, and reach out for technical assistance as your program grows.
We are a group of youth from the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) who want to make a change in our community. This change happens with our decisions, can you believe that? We’ve funded 33 youth-led social justice projects in San Francisco since we started in 2013, and there are more coming every year.
Youth grantmakers in San Francisco's Youth Empowerment Fund award grants to teens to empower them to bring their great ideas for projects and events to life. Money goes directly to young people’s ideas, not as funding to already established adult-led non-profit organizations.
Donor-centered moves management is a major donor cultivation approach that combines love with a great management system to plan, make, and keep track of a targeted number of “moves” or “touches” per year to major gift prospects.
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.