This year, Foundation Center decided to approach #GivingTuesday in a different way. With our unique perspective in the sector, we get to support so many amazing nonprofits every day. So, this year, we wanted to highlight some of those organizations in a special way through a sweepstakes where 5 nonprofits would win a spot in our Twitter feed for the big day.
Giving days can be incredible tools for nonprofit fundraising. We have witnessed this up close through monitoring and evaluating 49 giving day campaigns as part of the Knight Foundation’s Giving Day Initiative and through advising the Sacramento Region Community Foundation on its BIG Day of Giving.
Between live auctions, silent auctions, online auctions, and any combination of the three, there’s a charity auction format out there that’s suitable for any nonprofit. However, charity auctions, like all fundraising events, aren’t successful unless thoughtful planning and hard work has been put into them. This article covers four best practices for planning and running a charity auction.
When was the last time you looked at the Articles of Incorporation or the Bylaws for your nonprofit? It's important to review them to compare what's written to what's really happening at your organization.
Don’t miss out on the array of professional development and networking events for social sector professionals in Atlanta this month!
Every nonprofit has to think about their development strategy. Money is always on all of our minds and is always a challenge.
“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.