Article
October 12, 2017

Foundation Forms a Family Giving Circle to Teach Young People About Philanthropy

Participating families will put money into a common fund, and at the end of 12 weeks, after discussing community needs and how to effect change, they will choose a local nonprofit to support. Here’s how you can start a similar program.

Video
October 04, 2017

Video: From $141 Million Lottery Winners to Grant Makers

Fifteen years ago, Carmen and Alcario Castellano won the lottery and started a family foundation. Hear how they are using their grant making to encourage nonprofits to build more diverse leaders and boards.

Article
September 13, 2017

Jewish Community Groups Team Up to Draw Planned Gifts

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation provides coaching, training, and incentive grants to encourage nonprofits to seek long-term sustainability by pursuing legacy gifts together.

Article
August 09, 2017

Impact Investing for Beginners: Advice From Experts

Foundation and nonprofit leaders share lessons learned from investments designed to reap social as well as financial gains.

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Optimizing your website for fundraising

Campbell & Co shows how your website’s architecture can influence donor behavior

Article
July 26, 2017

Opinion: How Foundations Can Balance Strategic Goals and Community Needs

Grant makers can maximize their impact by focusing most of their spending on a few key objectives, but there’s nothing wrong with setting aside some money to support local ideas and institutions.

Article
June 06, 2017

How to Improve Your Odds for Winning Corporate Grants

It can be hard to get a foot in the door — but once you do, corporate foundations want to build lasting relationships, not just cut checks.

Article
May 02, 2017

How to Build a Strong Women’s Philanthropy Program

What it takes to attract female donors to your cause, plus six easy ways to build long-term relationships with women.

Article
January 03, 2017

Foundation Gives Young Women Chance to Make Grant Decisions

A new fellowship in New York City lets teens call the shots on which nonprofits to fund.

Tool Kit
December 13, 2016

Reaching Out to America’s Emerging Donors

Collections of articles and other resources to help you engage supporters across age, gender, and ethnic lines.

Checklist
November 29, 2016

10 Insider Tips for Winning Grants

Advice from grant makers on how to improve your chances of getting funded.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

Campbell & Co shows how online surveys can help you maximize your investment in marketing collateral