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Fewer restrictions, greater impact: How Candid shifted to unrestricted support

Learn how Candid took a bold, intentional approach to seeking unrestricted grant funding rather than programmatic support from funders to unlock more flexibility to advance our mission.

By Ann Mei Chang (she/they) and Aleda Gagarin (she/her)

March 6, 2024

Demographics via Candid: One year in

A year after launching Demographics via Candid, we reflect on what we learned from this demographic data-led, collaborative initiative and where we’re headed next.

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her) and Alison Jannette (she/her)

February 29, 2024

Prioritizing the real people behind demographic data

Candid’s VP of Influence shares why it’s pivotal to prioritize the people behind the demographic data in grant applications and reporting.

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her)

January 16, 2024

Increasing efficiency in grant reporting

Learn Candid’s approach to streamlining our grant reporting processes and our vision for reducing the burden that grant reports place on nonprofits today.

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her) and Zahra Hassan (she/her)

November 28, 2023

4 key tips to help your nonprofit best navigate the new normal

"4 key tips to help your nonprofit best navigate the new normal" is reprinted from Eye on FDO. COVID-19 has presented many unforeseen challenges and changes for even the most experienced grantseekers. The global pandemic has affected the way nonprofits…

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her)

June 16, 2020

6 Top Tips When Funders Aren’t Accepting Applications

Candid's vice president of Influence, Aleda Gagarin, shares her development expertise to answer the burning question every fundraiser asks themselves: Does the grantmaker accept applications and should I even consider this funder if they don't? What do I do when…

By Aleda Gagarin (she/her)

October 18, 2017