2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report: Grants to Charities Increase 28%, Surpassing $45B for First Time

NonProfit PRO

The 2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report details growth in all key DAF metrics for the 12th consecutive year. News/Stats/Studies 2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report Donor-Advised Fund Report Grants

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Givebutter Announces $7M in Funding to Empower the Changemaker Generation

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Givebutter has completed a seed funding round totaling $7 million. News/Stats/Studies Software/Technology Funding Givebutter seed funding

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Donor-Advised Fund Spotlight Examines Use of Complex Assets to Fund DAF Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

A new spotlight report from National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the largest national, independent public charity that manages donor-advised funds (DAF), details that on average, over the past five years, noncash assets accounted for more than half of total contributions to NPT DAFs.

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SoLo Funds Bridges Corporate and Nonprofit Efforts with New Amplify Fund

NonProfit PRO

SoLo Funds announced a new initiative, Amplify Fund, to amplify the reach of its emergency loan marketplace. Amplify Fund enables corporations, nonprofits, and local governments to create equitable access to emergency capital and track the impact. News/Stats/Studies Amplify Fund SoLo Funds

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PayPal Launches Grant Payments, Enabling Charities to Receive Funds from Grantmakers

NonProfit PRO

PayPal announced Grant Payments, a new product that enables donor-advised fund (DAF) sponsors, community foundations, and other grantmakers to deliver grants to charities quickly and electronically via PayPal.

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Salesforce Launches Catalyst Fund to Scale Inclusive Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Salesforce announced the launch of its Catalyst Fund, which will provide critical, unrestricted capital to nonprofits led by underrepresented leaders. Grants News/Stats/Studies Catalyst Fund inclusive philanthropy Salesforce

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The Ultimate Guide to Donor-Advised Funds

NonProfit PRO

The number of donor-advised fund accounts in the U.S. surpassed 1 million in 2020, and grants to charities from the 10 largest donor-advised fund sponsors totaled 22.41 So, let's dive into how donor-advised funds can help you with your overall fundraising strategy.

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Fund Development Planning Done Right: A Guided Workbook

NonProfit PRO

While fund development planning requires a lot of time, energy, and resources, it’s critical for organizational success as it outlays a road map for your funding endeavors.

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Endaoment Launches Fund to Raise Money for Homes, Water and Meals in Underserved Communities

NonProfit PRO

The blockchain-based nonprofit Endaoment recently announced the launch of the Basic Needs Fund, a collaborative effort that aims to bring housing, water, and food to critically underserved and marginalized communities around the world.

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1% for the Planet Launches Philanthropic Fund to Drive Positive Change for the Environment

NonProfit PRO

1% for the Planet — the global network of individuals and businesses that has donated more than $350 million to support environmental nonprofits around the globe — announced the launch of an innovative philanthropic fund providing environmentally-focused investments and grants.

Ask Donors To Consider a Recurring Donor Advised Fund Gift

NonProfit PRO

Donor advised funds are all the craze lately. Now is the time to motivate those donors who want to optimize their tax deductions this year to consider a gift from their donor advised fund.

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Strategy Playbook for Nonprofit Fund Accounting

NonProfit PRO

Do you want to better understand how to close your nonprofit’s books and plan for the year ahead? With mounting compliance requirements, staffing challenges, and reporting responsibilities, you’re doing more than ever before.

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How to Use Storytelling for Nonprofits to Tug Heartstrings and Raise Funds

Get Fully Funded

In our story, the resolution would be raising enough funds to provide every school child with a nutritional breakfast and lunch. And while there are times and places for these reports, storytelling for nonprofits to raise funds is not the time or the place.

Watch Now: Nonprofit Fund Development Planning Done Right

NonProfit PRO

Fund Development expert Kristin Raack, CFRE, GPC, demonstrates how going through a thoughtful planning process results in a stronger plan (and a more sustainable organization!).

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Daffy.org Transforms the Donor-Advised Fund Into the LinkedIn for Giving

NonProfit PRO

Daffy.org announces the roll-out of new features to better discover charities through friends and colleagues, support causes and organizations together, and inspire one another with our philanthropic passions.

Planning the Perfect Annual Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking to bring in secure funding for your nonprofit organization, annual fundraising is a must-do! A watertight annual fund campaign helps you strengthen donor relationships, bring in new supporters and secure your operational expenses

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Higher Education Funding & Grant Resources


In this post, I’ll share funding and grant resources for nonprofits involved in the education sector. Their priorities range from facilitating book donation drives to supporting arts education to funding playground construction and family literacy programs. .

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Humanitas Secures Seed Funding to Counteract Inaccurate Algorithms

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in seed funding, enabling the company to expand engineering capacities to continue its mission of counteracting an increasingly sexist and racist internet. Humanitas Technologies has secured $1.5M News/Stats/Studies Humanitas Technologies

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Resilient Communities Fund application questions

Charity Village

The Ontario Trillium Foundation has announced that grant applications for the Resilient Communities Fund are now open. The post Resilient Communities Fund application questions appeared first on CharityVillage.

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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The Just Transition Fund and Philanthropic Partners Announce $100M Campaign To Support Hard-Hit Energy Communities

NonProfit PRO

The Just Transition Fund launched a nationwide initiative to drive philanthropic investments for transitioning energy communities over the next three years. Environment Government & Regulation energy communities Just Transition Fund Philanthropic partners Transition

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5 Tips To Help Your Nonprofit Receive MacKenzie Scott Funds


With a net worth of $65.3B, there are a lot of MacKenzie Scott funds available. . Here’s What We Know About How To Apply To Receive MacKenzie Scott Funds. Three LAPA clients have received MacKenzie Scott funds in the millions; here’s what we know: 1.

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Funding Beyond Borders: Corporate Philanthropy in a Global Environment

NonProfit PRO

The increasing trend toward globalization in the past 30 years has changed the way American interests do business. As America’s preeminent companies find themselves competing for markets and influence outside the United States, the targets of their philanthropic efforts have also shifted.

Donor-Advised Fund Giving Could See Another Record Year

NonProfit PRO

In the first half of 2021, donors have recommended a record $4.3 billion in grants, a 27% increase over the same six-month span of 2020. Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity and the nation’s largest grantmaker, distributed those gifts to more than 123,000 charities. E-Philanthropy

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Senior Care


Our funder list below focuses on funding for those prioritizing senior care, opportunities and resources for elderly individuals, and for researchers focused on concerns that affect the elderly. See if any of these funders serve your community and if you can qualify for funding. (If

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Why You Need Diversified Fundraising For Your Small Nonprofit

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To fully fund your nonprofit, you need a diversified fundraising stream. Diversified fundraising revenue creates stability and keeps you from being dependent on one source of funding. Getting your funds from multiple sources is especially important when fundraising for a new nonprofit.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The post How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship appeared first on Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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Deliver the Metrics Grantmakers Want: How Enhanced Reporting Can Help Increase Funding and Save Time

NonProfit PRO

In this session, we'll review the results of our 2022 Top Funder Decision Factors survey of foundations, charitable trusts, and corporate giving programs from across the country and define how nonprofits can use outcome-focused data to stand out and secure more funding.

Diversify Your Nonprofit's Funding Sources


Fundraising is hard, even in the best of times. And these are hardly the best of times. We all are struggling to keep the doors open and deliver services regardless of the challenges brought about by the pandemic, the Great Resignation, climate challenges, and other obstacles.

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Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund Releases Autographed Designer Tees To Raise Funds

NonProfit PRO

Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler and his philanthropic initiative, Janie’s Fund, teamed up with apparel company Citizen-T and artist Brian Fox to develop upcycled designer tees, personally signed by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer, to benefit charity.

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How COVID-19 Changed the Nonprofit and Local Government Funding and Reporting Landscape


If you’re a nonprofit or local government agency or work alongside them, there is a good chance you have seen an uptick in funding possibilities within your field. But the new funding is good news for both traditional and aspiring grant recipients.

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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community


With that in mind, I wanted to share a list of funding and grant resources available for nonprofits serving that community. Grant Research Tip : As you search for funding opportunities, keep an eye on the grant application deadlines. Funding Priority: LGBTQ+. Urgent Action Fund.

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Can Transitioning to a Self-Funded Health Plan Truly Benefit a Nonprofit?

NonProfit PRO

The conventional wisdom in today’s health insurance marketplace holds that nonprofits should not consider a self-funded health insurance model because cash flow concerns make such a plan too risky.

Demystifying Donor Advised Funds

Top Nonprofits

A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a giving vehicle established at a public charity. It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants from the fund over time.

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Nonprofit Grants: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation To Fund $9 Billion


How can your nonprofit access those funds? And if the foundation opens up grants funded by this increase in spending, you’ll want to know as soon as that happens. Get together with your team and create one that shows the world why you deserve the funds that are out there.

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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.

Commitment to funding Native self-determination 


Carefully listening to needs and wants has allowed us to build strong relationships and fund impactful grants. Funding self-determination to fight COVID-19 . We also empowered tribal partners to determine the best use of funds for COVID impact in their communities.

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6 Benefits of Fund Accounting Software for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many nonprofits use an accounting approach called fund accounting. Fund accounting also requires specific industry expertise, knowledge and experience to bridge the gap between tracking the use of funds and generating GAAP financial statements that focus on the changes in net assets.

Client Spotlight: Marginal Way Preservation Fund


The Marginal Way Preservation Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with its mission to build a multimillion-dollar endowment for long-term conservation and preservation of Ogunquit’s popular Marginal Way coastal walking trail. Who they are.

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MIP Fund Accounting Makes $1M Dollars in Technology Grants Available to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

NonProfit PRO

In honor of its 40th anniversary, MIP is giving $1 million in technology grants to deserving nonprofits on a first-come, first-serve basis. MIP is thrilled to expand support to nonprofits and their purpose-driven work. Grants will be awarded through June 30

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.

Navigating the Form 990 to find funding


No, private foundations file Form 990-PF (PF stands for Private Foundation), which is a different version from the Form 990 filed by public charities (organizations that use publicly collected funds to directly support initiatives).

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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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