Blog posts tagged with Statistics

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4 Best Practices For Spicing Up The Need Section With Data

September 8, 2016

Most people don’t think of data as “spicy,” or of adding any real interest. But actual data, sprinkled sparingly in appropriate places, can be extremely effective in driving home an important point. Backing up your assertions of need with carefully selected facts demonstrates to the funder that you’ve done your homework. Read four best practices for sprinkling the spice of data into your foundation proposal recipes.

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Giving USA 2016 Report: $1B+ Given Each Day in 2015

June 22, 2016

Donor retention is an area that sorely needs improvement. Donor-advised funds are rapidly growing and outpace foundation giving. Charitable giving happens in many ways that aren’t well-tracked (yet). These are some of the findings from the recently released Giving USA 2016 report on U.S. charitable giving.

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Just Published: "Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Survey Report"

May 29, 2015

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....