Growing Up: How an Advocacy Group for Millennials Seeks to Expand Its Fundraising

Growing Up: How an Advocacy Group for Millennials Seeks to Expand Its Fundraising

Started in 2009 by five law students in a campus cafeteria, Young Invincibles has become an increasingly visible national organization engaging young people in policy issues. Already backed by top foundations, it’s now looking to engage more individual donors.

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Torch: Behind a Business Intelligence Platform for Philanthropy and the Social Sector

Torch: Behind a Business Intelligence Platform for Philanthropy and the Social Sector

For funders and fundraisers alike, keeping track of stakeholder conversations can be hard in an era of digital overload. We connect with a tech firm that’s built a new tool to help organizations navigate an increasingly noisy nonprofit landscape.

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Power of the Purse: Report Finds Women Lead in Giving and Deserve More Focus in Fundraising

Power of the Purse: Report Finds Women Lead in Giving and Deserve More Focus in Fundraising

The latest research on women and philanthropy from the Lilly School suggests that women of all races take a lead role in prompting charitable giving and fundraisers who ignore them do so at their peril. We dig into these important findings.

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Out of Prospects? These Tax Credits Might Raise Millions of Dollars for Your Project

Out of Prospects? These Tax Credits Might Raise Millions of Dollars for Your Project

A small but growing group of charities has been able to raise millions of dollars apiece using little-known federal tax credits that have been around for nearly 20 years. Here’s a look at a promising funding source that more nonprofits should know about.

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“You Always Want to go Back.” A Revered Artist Colony Gets Serious About Raising Money

“You Always Want to go Back.” A Revered Artist Colony Gets Serious About Raising Money

When the primary benefactor behind a nonprofit goes away, it can be a rough transition to a new and sustainable funding model. Some organizations don’t survive. The Ucross Foundation’s artist colony is determined to learn the ways of fundraising.

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“Joy Budget.” How This Company Expanded its Giving to Build Employee Power

“Joy Budget.” How This Company Expanded its Giving to Build Employee Power

Tito’s Homemade Vodka now calls itself a charity company that “just happens to sell vodka on the side.” Its expanded philanthropy pays keen attention to improving employee satisfaction, productivity, and—of course—the bottom line.

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Dire Predictions That Tax Reform Will Depress Giving Appear to be Wrong—At Least So Far

Dire Predictions That Tax Reform Will Depress Giving Appear to be Wrong—At Least So Far

A major falloff in charitable donations may yet materialize as a result of changes in federal tax law. But interviews with more than two dozen experts who track nonprofit giving reveal that fundraising kept going strong in 2018, with many groups pulling in donations at record levels.

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