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.
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.
September 07, 2016
How Community Foundations Tap Wealth Advisers to Attract Donor-Advised Funds
Meeting with financial advisers regularly and touting your organization’s expertise in the community helps attract these funds.
July 28, 2016
Combined Endowment and Planned-Giving Campaign Is a Hit With Donors
The Minneapolis Foundation’s Pay It Forward Forever Fund, which will not be used for 50 years, asks supporters to consider what the fund might have accomplished if it had existed during previous half-century spans.