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Grantseeker’s Guide to Foundation Affinity Groups
Foundation affinity groups can appear to be secretive at first. Let Rick Cohen show you how to navigate them to help your nonprofit.
The Easiest Way to Raise Money: Register with CFC
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) guru Bill Huddleston tells how nonprofits can raise money from federal employees in just eight great points.
Raise Money in 30 Days
Foundations, government, and service clubs can take a long time to make funding decisions, so to raise money quickly, you’ll need donations.
Eight Strategic Mistakes with Memberships
If you have members (whether those members fit the legal definition of member or not), chances are you’re making at least one of these strategic mistakes identified by Ellis Robinson. With striking clarity she points the way not only to b …
True Stories of Grantseeking: A First-Person Nonprofit Story
There are three levels of exchange in the grantor-grantee relationship. Explore one of the least discussed: The one-to-one interaction.
L3C: Pot of Gold or Space Invader?
Rick Cohen explores how for-profit organizations can get foundation grants and government tax exemptions usually reserved for nonprofits.
An Agreed-Upon-Procedures (AUP) Success Story
CPA Dennis Walsh discusses how using an Agreed-Upon-Procedures Engagement can done at much lower cost than audits to benefit nonprofits.
Should Board Members Be Required to Give?
Are board giving requirements a best practice or a bad idea? Blue Avocado reports on trends and explore the real questions.
Social Innovation Fund: Where Is the Money Going?
In his first column, Rick Cohen takes on the much-publicized, little-analyzed new federal Social Innovation Fund.
How I Raised $1,000 on Facebook Without Breaking a Sweat
Nelson Layag shares how he was able to utilize social media features to raise money to support organizations in his community.