7 Tips for Building Authentic Connections at Conferences

7 Tips for Building Authentic Connections at Conferences

July 18, 2018

Hi there, do-gooders! We know that your heart and mind are in the right place, but how are you leveraging your innate human skills to intuitively develop authentic connections? The social sector is a field challenged with scarce resources and further complicated by competition for critical funding needed for your organization to deliver on its mission. As a leader, you wear many hats and it’s likely the role requires you not only to manage the strategy and operations of your organization, but also demands you participate in key convenings.

Use Your Brand and Engage Donors This Year-End Season

July 13, 2018

With the A/C on full blast and cold brew in hand, it’s hard to think about what awaits us come December. But year-end campaign season–often dubbed “a nonprofit’s most financially rewarding time of the year”–is always on our mind and it’s never too early to get started using the tools you already have: your brand and your donors.

FC Fan Favorite Contest

June 12, 2018

Calling all nonprofits! In honor of National Nonprofit Day on FridayAugust 17 we are holding a video contest to showcase the great work of the nonprofits we work with! Please submit a 3 minute video describing how Foundation Center’s resources have enabled your organization to achieve its mission! Did Foundation Center provide you with the tools for your nonprofit to thrive? Did our trainings make you a viable grant applicant and help you further your mission? Let us know in a 3 minute video and the winner will receive a $50 Visa card and recognition on our Foundation Center social media channels and GrantSpace blog!

Getting the Most Out of Volunteer Support

Getting the Most Out of Volunteer Support

June 4, 2018

Pro bono volunteers offer their professional skills to deliver a product that improves organizational capacity. This product can be a new marketing plan, a recommendation for a new technology, or a talent development strategy. The work can be done by a pro bono team funded by a corporation or a single professional with a passion for giving back.