FUNDRAISING & GIVING RESOURCES
How a Direct Public Offering Can Help Nonprofits Meet the Financial Challenge of Expansion
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Andy Posner, Founder and CEO of Capital Good Fund More than 1.5 million nonprofits were registered with the IRS in 2015, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics. For most, the barrier to fulfilling their...
Stretching Family Control Over Charitable Interests
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Jeffrey D. Haskell, J.D., LL.M. Many families have either a charitable remainder trust (CRT) or charitable lead trust (CLT), which enables them to donate generously to their favorite charities while providing immediate tax...
How to Re-Engage Inactive Donors For Sustainable Giving
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Noah Barnett, Director of Research and Insights at Virtuous More than 75% of donors will give to a single nonprofit only once. That’s a sobering statistic when you consider that nonprofits today are increasingly reliant...
The Rise of Giving: American Philanthropy in WWI
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Jennifer Zoebelein, Ph.D. World War I was a devastating conflict that impacted both military forces and millions of civilians across the globe. Those communities caught in the war’s path suffered physical destruction...
Beyond RFM: The Key Insights Every Nonprofit Should Know
Nonprofits are perennially concerned with bringing in new donors and retaining relationships with old ones, but many still follow the old RFM model: Recency, Frequency, and Monetary Value. This model was developed when important relational data wasn’t available, but times have changed. Read more from Noah Barnett of Virtuous about why nonprofits should round out the RFM model by leaning into modern strategies.
Making Nonprofit Revenue More Predictable
While it may not be possible to perfectly predict your financial health five or more years ahead, following a few simple rules will help maximize your mission success and longevity.
4 Ways Grantmakers Can Streamline Reporting
Expenditure Responsibility creates a feedback loop that makes relationships to international organizations stronger, more transparent, and more rewarding. CAF America offers some tips to help you strengthen your reporting process, build relationships with your grantees, and increase your impact.
Revealing the “Invisible” 98% of Private Foundations
Foundation Source latest annual report on private foundation clients with assets of less than $50 million provides reliable insight into these smaller players. Page Snow shares some of the report’s major findings.
Ensuring that Charitable Giving is Accessible to All Americans
Policymakers agree that the American spirit to give in support of our neighbors and communities should be easily accessible to all Americans, not just the wealthy. Calls are growing for a “universal tax deduction,” which would level the playing field for all taxpayers.
How to Skyrocket Donations This Summer
Reaching donation goals is always top of mind for nonprofits, but it’s no secret that achieving these goals can be stressful. Here are a few tips on how to overcome these challenges and reach your donation goals this summer.
Tax Benefits of Creating a Private Foundation
In addition to the many philanthropic reasons a donor might have for establishing a private foundation, there are also short-term and long-term tax benefits to consider. Foundation Source’s Jeffrey D. Haskell shares four main tax benefits of giving to a private foundation.
Swipe Right for Donors: How Building a Brand of Attraction Connects You to Long-Term, Loyal Donors
Do you ever feel like finding your dream donor is like finding a dream date? How can you connect with those like-minded people who share your organization’s passion and mission?
Why Gen Z is Compelled to Do Good
As Gen Z age into the workforce and gain financial independence, nonprofits must adapt their fundraising initiatives to fit the profile of these new potential contributors.
Growing Your Social Donor Base
The future of fundraising is social, and Social Donors will play an important role in helping nonprofits reach their fundraising goals.