How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How Should Donor-Advised Fund Gifts Be Recognized?


Today’s question comes from a fundraiser who needs advice on how donor-advised funds should be recognized in their annual reports. . Some prefer “The Jane and John Smith Fund of the Vanguard Charitable Fund.” Ask An Expert Donor-Advised Funds

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AccuFund and Its Fund Accounting Software Celebrates 20th Anniversary

NonProfit PRO

From its roots developing apps for existing accounting software to launching true browser-based fund accounting solutions, AccuFund has evolved into. AccuFund Inc. is celebrating 20 years of providing nonprofit and government financial/ERP management software.

Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One foundation that has been a committed supporter of our work is the Lavelle Fund for the Blind. The Lavelle Fund exemplifies the tremendous social return that bold philanthropy can create. Embracing measured risk, The Fund has been willing to make early bets on Benetech, and has repeatedly chosen to invest in our prototype projects. It funds primarily organizations that serve the New York City metropolitan area or New York State.

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Classy Raises $118M in Series D Funding to Help Nonprofits Increase Their Impact

NonProfit PRO

Classy has closed a $118 million Series D funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners, a mission-driven venture capital firm, which has previously partnered with other powerhouse technology companies like Udemy, Talkspace, Plaid, Gong and OpenDoor.

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How TechSoup's COVID-19 Recovery Fund Helps Nonprofits


As we collectively mark one year since COVID-19 altered our lives immeasurably, we pause to reflect on just how much has been lost, how drastically our lives have changed, and what lies ahead.

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COVID-19 Funding for Nonprofits: What You Need To Know

Wild Apricot

We've compiled a list of all the US and Canadian government funding available to nonprofits to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 crisis

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We need to rethink the idea of diversified funding

Nonprofit AF

Please grab your favorite beverage and sit down, because we need to discuss the idea of “diversified funding.”. Hi everyone. Funder Relations Fundraising Grantwriting Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion diverse revenues fundraising grantwriting

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Latino Equity Fund Names Evelyn Barahona as First Director 

NonProfit PRO

The Latino Equity Fund (LEF), a unique partnership between local Latino leaders, The Boston Foundation (TBF), and Hispanics in Philanthropy, today announced that Evelyn Barahona will serve as the organization’s first director.

COVID-19 Funding for Nonprofits: What You Need To Know [Updated]

Wild Apricot

We've compiled a list of all the US and Canadian government funding available to nonprofits to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 crisis

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COVID-19 contributed to major education funding gap, report finds


An additional $59 billion a year in funding is needed to meet the United Nations’ goal of quality education for every child by 2030, a report from Theirworld finds. Reprinted from PND.

Marguerite Casey calls for funding police and criminal justice reform


The Seattle-based foundation is calling on other philanthropies to double down on their efforts to bring an end to state-sanctioned racial violence, including increasing their grantmaking, awarding unrestricted funds to Black-led organizations, and/or reevaluating their funding portfolios to ensure that they support initiatives and organizations working on police violence at the level required to effect real change.

2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


The following organizations currently offer grant and funding opportunities for women and/or accept letters of inquiry or proposals. New Venture Fund. Vermont Women’s Fund. Global Fund for Women. The Moriah Fund. Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples.

How Loggerhead Marinelife Center is Raising Funds to Save Sea Turtles


These funds help provide critical care and treatment for the Center’s sea turtle patients, as well as fund the conservation efforts of LMC’s four core pillars of conservation. The post How Loggerhead Marinelife Center is Raising Funds to Save Sea Turtles appeared first on DipJar.

Food Banks Canada releases COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report

Charity Village

A new report released today entitled Food Banks Canada COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report shows how Canadians came together in record numbers to help food banks across Canada continue to be there for Canadians during the first year of the pandemic.

How Partnerships Help Nonprofits Stand Out in the Race for Funding

Blue Avocado

Partnerships are an opportunity to step up, tune out the noise, rethink funding priorities, and advance the common good. The post How Partnerships Help Nonprofits Stand Out in the Race for Funding appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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Meyer Foundation Announces Director and Inaugural Cohort of Partner Organizations for $20M Fund for Black-led Change Commitment

NonProfit PRO

The Meyer Foundation, one of the Washington area's largest and oldest locally focused philanthropies, announced Stephanie Sneed as director of its recently launched Fund for Black-led Change, effective June 1, as well as the inaugural cohort of organizations awarded resources through the Fund

Funding available for programs engaging employers in the economic integration of immigrants and refugees

Charity Village

The WES Mariam Assefa Fund is looking to identify and fund promising solutions that can improve employer practices in Canada and engage employers in the economic integration of immigrants and refugees.

Join the Crowd(funding): Strategies for Successful Non-Profit Campaigns

Byte Technology

Indeed, if done correctly, such a campaign can see full funding for a particular effort or event. No crowdfunding effort has ever been fully funded using a ‘set it and forget it’ strategy,” writes Garecht. After all, the online world moves so fast and has so many elements vying for attention that it’s easy to develop apathy for a particular cause unless donors are reminded again and again how close—or how far—a campaign is to becoming fully funded.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 179: Exploring Employee Relief Funds

Connection Cafe

Listen in to hear Holly discuss how employee relief funds differ from other charitable efforts, the possible negative consequences for companies that don’t consider the impacts of employee stress, and how companies can start an employee relief program.

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4 Steps for Starting an Employee Relief Fund

Connection Cafe

In the episode, Holly spoke with Blackbaud’s VP of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy Rachel Hutchisson about the past year, the growth in need for employee relief funds, and the extensive research E4E Relief has conducted to further the industry.

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Five P2P Campaign Ideas To Bring In Funds Now


The devastating effects of COVID-19 have been overwhelming lately and it’s hard to know if there is an end in sight. Families and communities are suffering and the economic fallout has been particularly difficult on the nonprofit industry.

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Nonprofits encouraged to apply for Alberta Jobs Now funding to reduce costs of hiring and training

Charity Village

Private sector businesses and nonprofit organizations across all industries can apply for funding to reduce the costs of hiring and training unemployed or underemployed Albertans via the Alberta Jobs Now program. Additional funding is available for hiring persons with disabilities.

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Funding Innovation for Skoll Social Entrepreneurs

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

But not just any money -- we talk about the most difficult money to raise: the unrestricted funding that is the lifeblood for a social entrepreneur. This kind of funding is essential for innovation, for responding to time-critical opportunities, prototyping new ideas and getting them to the point where they are a saleable product to customers and/or issue-focused donors. And there were plenty of other examples of how modest innovation funding had led to new programs of major impact.

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Beyond Technology: Save Funds and Resources with Business Advantage Plus

Tech Soup Blog

That’s the driving ethos behind our donation programs and educational content — be smarter with your tech dollars, so you can use more of your funds and resources to accomplish your mission. [link].

Boosting your visibility and funding by listening to the people you serve

Charity Navigator

People are paying more attention to how nonprofits listen to the people they serve. Leading foundations increasingly value nonprofits that have strong feedback practices. They want to support organizations that actively solicit—and act on—feedback.

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5 Bits Of Advice For A Crowd-Funding Campaign


Crowd-funding websites allow individuals and organizations to create a page on their website and promote donations for a cause, product, or service. Crowd-funding websites are not for your seasonal fundraisers or annual appeals. There are crowd-funding sites based around a product or service, such as KickStarter , and then there are sites devoted soley to nonprofits, such as CrowdVox.

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Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

Wild Apricot

In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

Funding available for Black-led nonprofits supporting Black children and youth in STEM

Charity Village

The post Funding available for Black-led nonprofits supporting Black children and youth in STEM appeared first on CharityVillage.

Changing The Way We Look At Tech, Nonprofits And Foundations Come Together To Solve Funding Gap


A lot of times, though, organizations can get stuff in an old way of thinking and consider technology funding as a costly expense, not as a promising investment. As recently … Continued The post Changing The Way We Look At Tech, Nonprofits And Foundations Come Together To Solve Funding Gap appeared first on Tech Impact. Blog Fundraising Leadership Tech budgeting funding funding gap technology

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Thinking Beyond Grants: How to Thrive as a Nonprofit With Multiple Streams of Revenue

NonProfit PRO

As the economy continues to change, nonprofits are experiencing a growing need at the same time their funding sources are declining. . Fundraising Strategic Planning Funding sources Fundraising Revenue Streams Nonprofit Funding Revenue Diversification

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Negotiate for More Funding

NonProfit Hub

Here are five proven ways you can get your donors to increase funding for your nonprofit. Donors and board members are your partners, and, in most cases, your organization needs long-term relationships with consistent funding over the years. Workshops in funding teach that including overhead costs in your funding proposal increases its chances of success. Make donors aware of all costs pertaining to the campaign’s objectives before asking for funding.

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Second round of funding for the Healthy Communities Initiative now available

Charity Village

Rowe, President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute, to launch a second round of funding under the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative. The post Second round of funding for the Healthy Communities Initiative now available appeared first on CharityVillage.

The Idealware Research Fund

Robert Weiner

Our friends at Idealware (a nonprofit technology resource provider) have created a new fund to support their research. Many of Idealware's reports have been funded by foundations and some have had corporate sponsorship (and some are commissioned by too). As you probably know, neither foundation nor corporate support is a reliable funding source these days.

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Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education


Douglas Zimmerman and Lois Ann Porter traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to organize the Performance-Based Funding Institute VisionLink produced for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Here are some photos from the Performance-Based Funding Institute: Suzanne Walsh, Deputy Director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation addressing the PBF Institute. You can see more photos on the VisionLink Facebook Performance-Based Funding Album. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

Transferring Funds in QuickBooks

Tech Soup Blog

This QuickTips deals with transferring funds from one bank account to. Alternatively, if you are not writing a literal check and instead transferring the funds on line, do not go to the. (Please visit the site to view this video). another. This tip will work with any version of QuickBooks. If you write an actual check to transfer the. money from your checking account to another account, make sure you. choose the account you are depositing to as the expense account. Do not.

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Community Funded Offers Matching Gifts Automation to Educational Institutions and Nonprofits with 360MatchPro by Double the Donation

Double the Donation

All-in-one fundraising solution Community Funded has teamed up with Double the Donation to offer a new integration to their clients: matching gifts automation. Paired with Community Funded’s innovative technology, our partners will have access to additional funding opportunities.

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So Now What? Finding Funding for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

The charts in these reports show the frequency of funding by source, such as private foundations, corporate giving programs, and local governments. But the application and award processes were longer and more complex than those of other funders, and the federal government rarely funds certain missions. You'll find dramatic variations in funding sources and award sizes, which is likely due to the variations in annual budget size among the mission focuses.

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Program Sustainability is Not Just About Funding

NonProfit Hub

In fact, the promoters of program sustainability read like many best practices for operating a non-profit: diversified funding, program champions, evaluation and performance measurement, and collaborative partners. More than ever, program sustainability is a concern for nonprofits and the grantmaking organizations that fund them. It’s been estimated that up to 40% of all new social programs do not last long beyond their initial funding. [1]

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Buy Me! Support the 11NTC Scholarship Fund

Amy Sample Ward

I’m really happy to be part of the 11NTC Scholarship fundraising campaign this year. Well, the Nonprofit Technology Conference is an amazing experience every year: people from all kinds of organizations, all kinds of backgrounds, and with all kinds of passion, joining together to talk about how we can use technology to make even more social impact – it’s just my kind of community!

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Emergency Funding: Where to Find It and How to Get It

NonProfit Hub

It’s no secret that nonprofits struggle to find funding more than businesses and corporations do. You want to make sure you have enough emergency funding on deck to keep your organization running and your employees happy. Here are some places you can find emergency funding if all else fails. For example, since 2012, the Open Road Alliance (ORA) has provided over $13 million in emergency funding to organizations that might have otherwise gone under.

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Make Mobile Donations Easy Or Risk Losing Funds


According to a recent post from ThirdSector, about half of the people who attempt to give to a charity or nonprofit on a mobile device never actually get to … Continued The post Make Mobile Donations Easy Or Risk Losing Funds appeared first on Tech Impact. We’ve talked a lot about the importance of optimizing your organization’s website for use on mobile devices, but it’s even more critical than you probably thought.

Sandy Hook School Support Fund Link


The United Way of Western Connecticut has established a support fund for the families and the community of Newtown. To donate go here. Children: Charlotte Bacon, 6 Daniel Barden, 7 Olivia Engel, 6 Josephine Gay, 7 Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 6 Dylan Hockley, 6 Madeleine F. Hsu, 6 Catherine V.