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February 02, 2017

A Small Nonprofit’s Investment in Fundraising Pays Off

The Community Sailing Center in Vermont made the most of a government grant and a surprise donation to build its development capability.

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January 25, 2017

A Tool for Measuring Fundraising Efficiency

Evaluate your fundraising health by monitoring expenses, dependency on top donors, and what it costs you to raise a dollar.

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August 10, 2016

Community Foundations Pursue Impact Investments to Build Local Economies

Case studies show community grant makers investing some assets in local enterprises, rather than on Wall Street, to achieve both social and financial returns.

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August 09, 2016

Mining the 990: A Guide to Gleaning Key Data From Charities’ Tax Forms

A quick reference to find important information on nonprofit groups from the forms they’re required to file with the Internal Revenue Service.

Article
August 09, 2016

How to Find a Charity's Staff and Volunteers

Where to find information on a charity's employees, officials, and others.

Article
August 09, 2016

How to Find a Charity's Revenue

Where to find how much a charity has made through contributions, grants, and other income.

Article
August 09, 2016

How to Find More Details on Charity Finances, Salaries, and Leadership

Where to find charities' tax documents and other information.

Article
August 09, 2016

How to Find a Charity's Governance and Disclosure

Where to find information about a charity's board, policies, lobbying, and more.

Where to find information about a charity's board, policies, lobbying, and more.

Article
August 09, 2016

How to Find a Charity's Fundraising

Where to find how much money a charity made through grants, noncash gifts, events, and more.

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August 09, 2016

How to Find a Charity's Expenses

Where to find information on how much a charity spends on fundraising, compensation, and other expenses.