From the Foundation Officer’s Mouth: Advice on Applying for Local Funding
"Follow guidelines," "Pick up the phone" and other words of wisdom from two staff members of the William T. Grant Foundation, a New York funder of youth-serving organizations.
Right on the Money: A New Report Advises Charities to Share Their Successes With Potential Donors
A new report from Guidestar helps nonprofits see how to show the world what a difference they are making.
Right on the Money: Be a Funding Detective and Find a Foundation to Support Your Cause
An expert on fundraising research shares tips for identifying foundations interested in supporting youth programs.
Right on the Money: Get to Know Your Friendly Neighborhood Community Foundation
For community-based organizations, community foundations can be a lifeline. Unlike big national grant makers, these public charities define their missions according to geography -- benefiting nonprofit groups in a particular city, county, state or region
Right on the Money: Ten Ways to Find Foundation Funding
Last month, we addressed how to write a better grant proposal. But before youth-serving organizations apply for funding, they have to pinpoint likely donors. How to do that with no fund raising staff and barely enough time to get your to-do list done each day?