Bethany Lampland, chief operating officer at The New York Foundling, discusses how to create new and innovative revenue streams while maintaining your charitable status and staying true to mission, using her organization's partnership with the for-profit coffee company COFFEED as an example.
Book Review: 'Staying the Course: Reflections on 40 Years of Grantmaking at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund'
Review of William S. Moody's book Staying the Course: Reflections on 40 Years of Grantmaking at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, where he recounts his career at the fund. The post first appeared on PhilanTopic.
A listing of upcoming special events and free classes at Foundation Center New York.
Something isn’t working with your planned giving program. You heavily invested in reputable software, recruited talented staff, and yet, the golden goose has yet to lay one single golden egg. Follow these three tips to develop a winning planned giving strategy.
Want to work smarter and not harder? Start a planned giving program. Begin with bequests, incite interest from stakeholders, and reach out for technical assistance as your program grows.
Donor-centered moves management is a major donor cultivation approach that combines love with a great management system to plan, make, and keep track of a targeted number of “moves” or “touches” per year to major gift prospects.
After nearly 30 years at our current location in the Union Square area, Foundation Center is moving to a new home at 32 Old Slip in the Financial District this July. Here are some reasons we’re excited about the move and why you should be too!
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.
As storytelling has jumped to the top of the nonprofit communications priority list, many of the clients we work with feel both invigorated and overwhelmed by the challenge of telling their organization’s stories. Just like good stories, good quotes are made of ideas so memorable and succinct that they are easily passed along. Here are five.
Part 2 continues with a few tips on sending a clean application packet, from your friendly neighborhood artist/activist who has taken several turns as a grant/fellowship reviewer and recipient.