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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4 Communication Tips to Lock in that Grant

By Jill Richards on 08/29/2019

Communication is the backbone of philanthropy. The philanthropy industry depends on trustworthy relationships in order to accomplish bigs asks and far-reaching goals that often involve community input, public support, and teamwork. It’s no secret that foundations often fund the same nonprofits and causes again and again – especially if you have years-long initiatives planned with an organization. It’s natural to turn to what’s familiar and foster already harmonious relationships.

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Fluxx's Grantseeker App is Still Amazing and Free, Thanks to Pledge 1%

By Sam Caplan on 07/25/2019

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Census 2020: Important Ruling for Democracy

By Jill Richards on 07/02/2019

Summer break is here for the Supreme Court, but just before the nine justices hung up their robes they passed the hotly contested and anticipated 2020 census ruling. The Supreme Court ruled that requiring a citizenship question on the 2020 census does, in fact, violate minority rights, and therefore rejected the lawsuit – punting it back to a federal court in Maryland. Arguments in favor of this ruling stated that requiring individuals to mark whether or not they were a U.S. citizen, could potentially deter many from filling in the census, and leave countless communities without proper funding and political representation.

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4 Strategies for Nonprofits to Attract Donors

By Jill Richards on 06/13/2019

There’s no daily grind quite like that of nonprofit fundraising. While working at a nonprofit is intrinsically rewarding in countless ways, most industry veterans can recount horror stories of months (or even years) where their nonprofit was barely hanging on and that next grant or big donation meant the difference between keeping the lights on or closing down.

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Game of Thrones Has a Lesson for Philanthropy

By Casey Pechan on 05/23/2019

After eight gripping seasons Game of Thrones is officially over. It concluded with plenty of fanfare, internet grumblings, and dismay. And whether or not you’re a superfan of the show, or only watched a single episode, a key truth stood out in one of the final scenes that – believe it or not – applies directly to our work in philanthropy. SPOILERS AHEAD!

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