Finding the right funding match is key to getting the money you need to fulfill your mission. To do this, you must know how to match your needs to funder priorities as you research and apply for grants.
An effective project budget raises funds where needed, supports financial sustainability and organizational integrity, and provides a benchmark against which performance can be measured and reported.
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Foundation Center’s efforts to connect foundations to individuals with the tools needed to access imperative funding.
A new free resource, Making Wise Decisions, was created with these nonprofits in mind. Developed by B3 Consults and Public Profit and generously supported by the S.H. Cowell Foundation, with supplemental funding from the Y & H Soda Foundation, Making Wise Decisions incorporates advice from small to midsized nonprofits that have adopted a new data system.
In the past, most companies viewed their philanthropy primarily as a charitable tax deduction and a way to build their reputation as a “good community citizen.” Today, many companies have begun identifying opportunities for aligning their business to “solve” a social challenge.
You’ve been awarded a grant and now the deadline for reporting your program’s outcomes is looming. Between writing other grant proposals, cultivating and retaining donors, or planning annual fundraising events, you don’t have much time.
How to use social proof to attract people to your cause and get them to donate.
What motivates donors to give, and what strategies can be used to leverage this motivation?
Creating a culture of fundraising is not just about introducing the concept of fundraising more deeply into the organization. It’s about aligning a set of behaviors internally that drive the success you’re looking for, which, in this case, is more effective fundraising.