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Removing cost as a barrier to nonprofit training 

As part of our commitment to advancing equity in the social sector, we are excited to announce that virtually all Candid’s trainings are now free of cost.

By David Rosado (he/him)

February 22, 2023

How to write a winning grant proposal

Writing a grant proposal doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Read this blog to get best practices on how to craft the key sections of your next project proposal.

By Stephen Robertson (he/him)

February 7, 2023

What to expect when you’re expecting to rebrand your nonprofit

If you think it may be time to rebrand your nonprofit, it’s helpful to know what to expect from the process.  We’ll go over important factors to consider when you update your nonprofit’s branding.

By Ryan Felix (he/him)

January 30, 2023

TikTok, Reels, and Shorts: Candid’s big swing at short-form video 

On the fence about using short-form videos for social media at your nonprofit? Consider the lessons learned from Candid’s big swing at social media videos.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

January 24, 2023

Introducing 2023 Candid Seals of Transparency 

The 2023 Candid Seals of Transparency are here. Learn how it’s even easier to benefit from earning your nonprofit’s 2023 Seal.

By Wynne Chan (she/her)

January 20, 2023

Words to Avoid—2023 Edition

It’s that time again—Words to Avoid, 2023, a list of words, terms, and phrase to reconsider before using.

By Ryan Gerhardt (he/him)

January 13, 2023

15 nonprofit books to inspire your New Year’s resolutions  

Whether you’re looking to level up your fundraising skills, invest in innovation, improve your nonprofit’s culture, or take better care of your colleagues and yourself, these 15 books can help you do more good this year.

By Christy Rilette (she/her)

January 11, 2023

Anatomy of a successful capital campaign committee meeting

What makes a successful, productive capital campaign committee meeting? Explore the essential elements and tips for hosting better meetings with this crash course.

By Amy Eisenstein (she/her) and Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

January 10, 2023

Nonprofit explainer videos: 4 tips to inspire supporters

Nonprofit explainer videos showcase your mission and inspire action among your supporters. Use these expert tips to ensure your nonprofit videos make an impact.

By Doug Scott (he/him)

December 12, 2022

The downsides of starting a nonprofit organization

If you’re deciding whether to take your cause to the next level by forming a 501(c)(3), consider the common downsides of starting a nonprofit organization.

By Melissa Pulis (she/her)

December 6, 2022

Fundraising beyond GivingTuesday: 5 tips to maximize year end giving 

Feeling the post-GivingTuesday blues? Find out why now is not the time to give up on year end giving and discover five ways to maximize your fundraising success this giving season.

By Krista Berry (she/her)

November 30, 2022

Tweeting through uncertainty: Candid’s approach to nonprofit Twitter

Struggling to know what to do with your nonprofit Twitter account? Candid’s social media expert shares her approach to Twitter with the aim of to helping the nonprofit community do the same during this challenging and uncertain time.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

November 10, 2022