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Aggie Sweeney Elected Chair of Giving USA Foundation

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  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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How well do you search?

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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.

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Grantwriting Tips in the Emerging Climate of High RFF Demands

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The environment for grantwriters has become more competitive than ever. Below are some grantwriting tips for your organization.

Categories / Foundations / Major Gifts
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Giving USA 2013: Positive Outlook for Power of American Philanthropy

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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.

Categories / Foundations / General / Trends
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Are We Doing Better Yet?: The Latest National and Region Trends in Giving

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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 […]

Categories / Foundations / Trends
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GiveBLOG

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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 […]

Categories / Events / Foundations / Online Giving
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Update: Donor-Advised Funds

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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 […]

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Is a Sea Change in Philanthropy Upon Us?

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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 […]

Categories / Foundations / Major Gifts / Trends
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Giving USA 2010 Released

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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 […]

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Categories / Foundations / Major Gifts / Trends
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What our Local Foundations Recommend

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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 […]

Categories / Foundations / Trends
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