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PEAK 2020 is Canceled – Here's How You Can Still Connect With Fluxx

By Casey Pechan on 02/20/2020

We’re sad to report that PEAK 2020 has been canceled. Nothing is more important than the health and wellness of our community, and we appreciate that PEAK conference officials are committed to the safety of all attendees and their families during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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How Technology Will Help Put Trust-Based Philanthropy Into Practice

By Casey Pechan on 02/06/2020

An important philanthropic project was just announced. It’s an extension of a movement that’s been discussed for years, bandied about with varying degrees of success, and is now implemented by some foundations, including the Day One Families Fund – Jeff Bezos official entry into philanthropy. This movement plays a key part in the Fluxx mission, and we hope to see this employed more often. We’re talking of course about the recently announced Trust-Based Philanthropy Project

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Collective Action in 2020 – These 5 Tips Can Help

By Casey Pechan on 01/24/2020

The collective action approach was developed because funders knew they needed to do more. They needed to better support grantees, collaborate with the private sector, and assist with local and national government initiatives (like getting the world’s youth to stop smoking). Today we see philanthropy stepping up to the plate (collaboratively) to support a myriad of different initiatives across the social, private, and government sectors. 

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Spooked by cybercrime? These 5 tips will help.

By Casey Pechan on 10/31/2019

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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. Grants 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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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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2019 Giving USA Report: Uptick in Foundation Giving

By Jill Richards on 07/11/2019

Giving USA may have said it best in their press release for the latest 2019 report: it was a “complex year for charitable giving.” Philanthropists across the country immediately pounced on that language (and the data that followed), and soon the think pieces began to spread. Individual giving was down, other giving was up. And most importantly, the need for giving certainly hasn't diminished but influences like tax law changes and political and economic uncertainty are reshaping giving trends.

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Think You’re Ready to Switch Grants Management Systems?

By Casey Pechan on 06/03/2019

They say admitting you have a problem is the first step. But once your foundation admits that your current grants management system is more hindrance than help, you’re suddenly left with the overwhelming project of figuring out how to choose the right system that will not only meet your needs today, but also scale with you into the future.

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Managing PRIs is Easy With Fluxx

By Dan Schoenfeld on 12/13/2018

 

Program-related investments (PRIs) are THE hot topic right now. Foundations from coast to coast are deploying PRI programs – enabling their teams to expand beyond traditional grantmaking, and ultimately empowering nonprofits and for-profits to work with these foundations in new ways.

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