Technology is Improving Philanthropy in More Ways Than One

By Casey Pechan on 11/14/2019

If you needed another reason to value our industry, know this: Philanthropy is one of the largest economic engines in the U.S. – employing millions of citizens, about one in 10 in the private workforce. And like any other titan, it takes the right tools and resources to drive change and propel impact at a competitive pace. 

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Opportunity Even in Recession to Grow Donations

By Casey Pechan on 11/07/2019

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Spooked by cybercrime? These 5 tips will help.

By Casey Pechan on 10/31/2019

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Announcing Grantseeker Prospecting and Premium Features

By Alexandra Spencer-Wong on 10/24/2019

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Consumers Care – Corporate Giving is Proof

By Casey Pechan on 10/18/2019

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Only 1.6% of giving goes to women's and girls' causes. Funders can change this.

By Jill Richards on 10/14/2019

Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion of gender and women’s issues in society and in philanthropy. In fact many foundations are working earnestly to support gender, equity, and inclusion practices and causes – both internally and with their grantmaking. But as a recent study by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Women & Girls Index: Measuring Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes shows, there is still more opportunity for us to work to champion these causes. 

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5 Things You Didn’t Know Were Supported by Grants

By Casey Pechan on 10/03/2019

Philanthropy continues to evolve and expand each day. As funder and nonprofit technology rapidly advances to further connect and enable change, so are new industries pushing increasing amounts of funds towards diverse causes across the globe. In fact, aspects of our society that previously rarely felt the positive effects of grantmaking are now experiencing the benefits for themselves. 

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Funding Collaboratives are Trending, Here’s Why

By Casey Pechan on 09/26/2019

The philanthropy industry isn’t touted as fast-paced. It’s a fractured network that’s existed for thousands of years – supporting various societies throughout history. But philanthropy is changing as a swell of funding collaboratives knit together worldwide. As we continue to make strides towards improving industry collaboration, foundations are walking the talk and collaborating more deeply with each other to affect years-long (sometimes even permanent) change. They’re joining forces, pooling funds, forming important relationships throughout the sector – all in the name of wider and more immediate impact.

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Announcing the Fluxx Preferred Partner Program

By Allison Graham-Jones on 09/19/2019

We are thrilled to announce the creation of our Preferred Partner Program! These partners of Fluxx are highly trained and ready to help bring success to your organization by making sure you get the most out of your Fluxx solution.

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Pinkerton Improves Grantee Satisfaction With Fluxx

By Casey Pechan on 09/12/2019

The Pinkerton Foundation does things a little differently than your average grantmaker. Because the foundation localizes their work and is dedicated to – “improving the lives of young people in poor neighborhoods throughout New York City by helping them develop the skills, self-reliance and strong values necessary to live up to their full potential” – they prioritize interacting with their grantees with regular site visits, and needed a platform that would free up valuable time for these face-to-face interactions.

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