Breaking Down Silos: Three Ways to Collaborate at Your Foundation

By Newsroom on 08/14/2018

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At some foundations, disparate program areas run autonomously, and that can be a problem. Different departments complete tasks but do not check on the progress and roles of people in other departments. Now a new generation is redefining social sector leadership with a work style that maximizes efficiency through collaboration. And you don’t have to be a millennial to harness the power of information sharing.

Here are three ways to access your foundation's valuable internal resources by simply communicating with colleagues:

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Watch Now: Four Ways in Which Technology is Changing Grantmaking

By Newsroom on 08/07/2018

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Recently, Fluxx Co-founder and Chief Development Officer, Kerrin Mitchell, and Fluxx Chief Evangelist, Dan Schoenfeld, delivered an illuminating webinar: 4 Ways in Which Technology is Changing Grantmaking. The webinar brought context to key trends we’re seeing in philanthropy—specifically how improved technology has resulted in optimization and success for both foundations and nonprofits

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Fluxx on the Rise: Kristy Gannon Named COO; Dan Schoenfeld Joins as Chief Evangelist

By Madeline Duva on 08/02/2018

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As I look back on the growth and changes we’ve experienced to date in 2018 here at Fluxx, I’m reminded that it’s happened against the backdrop of exciting changes in philanthropy overall. It’s a remarkable time for anyone focused on giving and change-making. There was a record-breaking $410 billion in giving in the US last year, with an important shift in contribution sources, as contributions to DAFs (donor-advised funds) exploded.

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What the Giving USA Report Means for Foundations

By Dawn Lauter on 07/19/2018

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The Giving USA annual report on the state of philanthropy, which was released last month, reveals that Americans are giving more than ever (including when measured using inflation-adjusted dollars): $410 billion in 2017. (From 2007 through 2017, giving went up $99 billion in current dollars.) As in previous years, the types of organizations that received that money were mostly religious ($127 billion) and educational ($59 billion). Meanwhile, donations to foundations were up 15.5% and, of all types of recipient, foundations saw the highest growth rate over two years.

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