“In God we Trust…all others, bring data.” Funny, sure, but daunting if you need to show a nonprofit’s accomplishments.
Silent auctions have been a staple of event fundraising for years, and for good reason. They’re highly engaging events that require plenty of audience participation and have the potential to help organizations raise a lot of money. This article covers 5 strategies to get you on your way to silent auction success.
Starting your own nonprofit is exciting, but navigating state and IRS requirements is a significant challenge. Despite these challenges, the journey to creating a 501(c)(3) to serve an unmet need is well worth the investment.
Foundation Center and The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Atlanta Civic Site organized a convening for leaders of organizations serving boys and men of color, specifically Black and Latino males. This article recaps "Boys and Men of Color: Perspectives on Their Support in Metro Atlanta", an event held on September 20 at the Loudermilk Center.
Don’t miss out on the array of professional development and networking events for social sector professionals in Atlanta this month!
Martin Tietel, author of The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Winning Foundation Grants, offers a formula that should at least nudge you in the right direction for landing your next big grant.
With Election Day quickly approaching, nonprofits must be careful not to engage in partisan political activity. Do you know what your organization can and can't do? Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta shares some practical ways to get involved without risking your tax-exempt status.
Technology is not something to be maintained. It is a constantly evolving toolkit of possibilities from which organizations can realize enormous benefits, but only if they can recognize that potential and invest accordingly. And that takes budgeting. Learn why having an IT budget is critical to nonprofit success.
Most people don’t think of data as “spicy,” or of adding any real interest. But actual data, sprinkled sparingly in appropriate places, can be extremely effective in driving home an important point. Backing up your assertions of need with carefully selected facts demonstrates to the funder that you’ve done your homework. Read four best practices for sprinkling the spice of data into your foundation proposal recipes.
Mobile giving is a particularly effective fundraising channel, because you’re meeting donors where they are, often through interfaces that they’re already familiar with using. In this article, we’ll cover 5 tips that can help your organization maximize its giving potential.