Three Trends Shaping the Future of Philanthropy

by Madeline Duva on 05/30/2018

Over the past couple of years, we've seen a number of major trends that are shifting the traditional models of giving and philanthropy, not least of...

Peak Conference Recap and Five Key Takeaways

The 2018 Peak Grantmaking conference just wrapped up, and what a fantastic time we had connecting with old friends and making new ones. So many...

Corporate Foundations: Are You Ready for ESG?

ESG, or "Environmental, Social, and Governance," is quickly emerging as the de facto dataset for assessing a corporation's sustainable and ethical...

The Award-Winning Fluxx Support Team Is On A Mission

The Fluxx Support team is on a mission. Simply put, we want to make as many Fluxx customers  as possible, as happy as possible. This uncomplicated...

Grants Management Software: How To Get Buy-In Before You Buy

by Aaron Lester on 01/18/2018

For foundations big and small, grants management software not only streamlines your operations, but can also give you a new perspective on your...

Is Blockchain the Future of Philanthropy?

Lately it feels like we’re living in a golden era of technology and innovation. In the past few years we’ve seen several technologies emerge to make...

5 Ways To Be An Even More Effective Foundation CFO

by Aaron Lester on 01/03/2018

The most basic job description of a CFO is to manage an organization’s finances. But the simplicity of this description belies the complexity of the...

Tackling a Political Sea Change: 2017 Signals the Importance of Faster, More Flexible Philanthropy

by Aaron Lester on 12/18/2017

Despite – or perhaps, because of – the unexpected results of the 2016 presidential election, giving trends for last year were overwhelmingly...

It’s Time to Rethink the Final Report: How to Create a More Meaningful Feedback Loop

by Aaron Lester on 12/05/2017

This post was originally published on the PEAK Grantmaking blog in November, 2017.

It’s inevitable: at the end of every grant cycle, a final report...

Program Managers: Do You Have a Love/Hate Relationship With Data? It's time to fix that.

by Aaron Lester on 11/22/2017

As a program manager and subject expert, you’ve always believed in the importance of capturing information and stories that articulate the impact of...