On Thursday, July 7, Aggie Sweeney, CFRE, was elected Chair of Giving USA Foundation during its annual meeting in Napa Valley. She takes the helm after serving on the […]
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I use Google every day and have a degree in library and information science, and yet I was blown away by how tweaking my search techniques started returning much better search results and transformed the way I was able to work.
The environment for grantwriters has become more competitive than ever. Below are some grantwriting tips for your organization.
Yesterday the Giving USA Foundation released its annual report on giving in America and reported that an estimated $316.23 billion was donated to charitable causes in 2012.
Now that the recession is in decline, can we tell how philanthropy has actually played out both nationally and regionally over the past few years? Philanthropy Northwest’s biennial report, Trends […]
Last week, Julie and I joined about 75 nonprofit professionals at an NDOA event for a recap of last year’s Seattle Foundation GiveBIG event on June 23rd, and received a […]
Vanguard Charitable has released information about its 2010 donor advised fund activity that indicates strong growth despite a 9 percent decrease in total contributions: The number of grants made to […]
A number of emerging trends are converging, and the result will likely be a “tipping point” in how we view the impact of philanthropy in our Northwest region, across the […]
Giving USA 2010: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2009 was released this morning. The report details giving trends over the last year and analyzes those results with […]
Did you see the Puget Sound Business Journal’s story “Washington State Foundations Suggest Changing Nonprofit Funding Methods”? If you haven’t read it, you should. Click the link below and you […]