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Individual Giving

Can Individual and Institutional Donors Be Friends?

These groups' perspectives are closer than most think—and it’s good news for philanthropy.

 
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Philanthropy

Working in the Dark

The nonprofit funding process lacks transparency and fosters insecurity—and only funders can fix it.

By Ken Davenport | 5 | Jun. 5, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Building a Bigger Tent for Effective Philanthropy

By embracing a more-inclusive outreach approach, effective philanthropy advocates can attract more funders.

By Paul Connolly | 1 | May. 26, 2015
 

Philanthropy

Who’s Afraid of DAFs?

Critics of donor-advised funds miss the real story of why they have grown so fast, argues a longtime community foundation leader.
By Jack Shakely | 11 | May. 13, 2015
 
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Fundraising

From Projects to People: Addressing a Donor Funding Imbalance

Donors are always calling for innovative thinking, so why not show a little inclination to innovate themselves?

By Ken Banks | 38 | Apr. 22, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

The Seven Commandments of Funding

Don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger.

By Kevin Starr | 10 | Apr. 10, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

When Funders Move On

Donors and nonprofits need to learn more about how to help program participants keep progressing after the support ends.

By Jindra Cekan | 24 | Mar. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Disruption for Good

Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
By Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen | 4 | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Nonprofits

The Future of Fundraising

Four trends that will reshape the nonprofit landscape.

By Curt Swindoll | 19 | Jan. 2, 2015
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 7 | Dec. 11, 2014