Grants

‘Do Not Apply’: 5 Ways Around This Private Foundation Roadblock
August 22, 2019 at 11:25 am

The three dreaded words for grant officers, “Do not apply — DNA.” They appear on private foundation profiles more often these days than ever before. Most annoying is that the funder seems particularly aligned with your mission. “If I could only get close to them, I would know the perfect thing to say,” you tell your CEO.

You Can Make Recurring Gifts From Your Donor-Advised Fund
August 19, 2019 at 12:01 pm

Just like donor-advised funds are growing, I foresee that recurring gifts from DAFs will grow as well. It’s yet another way for donors to support your organization on an ongoing basis. And the gifts are certainly nothing to sneeze at!

Donor Advised Funds (DAF)
August 14, 2019

To date, there are $110 billion in donor advised fund accounts, reserved for charitable giving. Gain insight on how philanthropists use these funds and get tips on how to coordinate a program to inspi

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 99: All About Grant Week
August 9, 2019 at 1:36 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: being bold in your grant thinking, learning why your grant request was denied and talking too much during fundraising. 

Don’t Miss the Boat: Uncovering New Sources of Grant Opportunities
August 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm

I’m fairly confident that by the year 2021, philanthropy, not only in the U.S. but throughout the world, will wear a new face. These changes will open an expanded door of opportunity in the area of grantseeking for nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and regional governments.

The State of Grantseeking
August 9, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Both private and government grantmakers often require outcome data and reporting on the success of the funded projects and programs — and that data comes from inside your organization. But where do you get external data to provide benchmarks as you build your organization’s overall grantseeking program?

Zen and the Art of Grantseeking
August 8, 2019 at 12:37 pm

The search for new income for almost any nonprofit is never ending. And often, we simply get paralyzed by indecision, trying to figure out how to move forward. We know it’s critical to devise a plan on how to secure the funds our organization needs to operate and grow.