Financial Services

The Impact Investing Mystery Revealed
May 30, 2019 at 10:49 am

If you have major donors, then chances are someone has spoken to you about impact investing. Even if you haven't had the experience yet, it's an idea that you should know. Impact investments are becoming more popular in the philanthropic sector. That, in turn, may make a huge change in the industry...

Impact Investing Changes the Way Donors Help Nonprofits
May 15, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Today, impact investing has become an essential topic for philanthropic engagement and discussion, and even the Catholic Church has gotten on the impact investment train. Under the direction of Pope Francis, the Church understands that it also takes making money to make a difference...

Then & Now: The Evolution of Donor-Advised Funds
September 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As we discussed last year in the April issue of NonProfit PRO, donor-advised funds have been picking up speed lately, and they’re rapidly growing in popularity as the way to give to charities.

Making Green Work: Nonprofit Finance Program Enables Capital Improvements and Lower Operating Expenses
April 3, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Reducing the fundraising burden against operational expenses or minimizing the scale required of a capital campaign for physical improvements is possible. A new financial tool, recently deployed by both Volunteers of America Chesapeake and The Simon Foundation, demonstrates a capital conservation technique that can be utilized by countless nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S...

How to Make Donating Easy For Your Nonprofit Donors
March 1, 2018 at 12:09 pm

If you work for a U.S. charity, you might have noticed a positive change in affairs. Yep, donations have gone up in recent years. According to Giving USA’s most current report on philanthropy, annual charitable donations reached a new high of $390 billion in 2016, with individual giving increasing 4 percent across the board. That’s good news for everyone...