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Five green flags for funders in your grant proposal

To increase your odds of securing funding, discover five green flags funders look for in your grant proposal.

By David M. Holmes (he/him) and Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

January 25, 2024

New year, new social media plan: Using data to inform our strategy

If creating a nonprofit social media plan is top of mind this year, learn how Candid uses data to inform our approach–and how you can do the same.

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

January 24, 2024

Build excitement before you ask: Rethink your year-end giving social media plan

Find out how to build excitement into your social media plan to make the most out of the year-end giving season.

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

October 24, 2023

Consider social media sharing as a form of generosity this GivingTuesday

Find out why social media sharing is a form of generosity and how it can help you achieve success this GivingTuesday.

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

October 10, 2023

Tips for nonprofits from Candid’s year of TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts

After a year of creating social media video content at Candid, we reflect on our key learnings and provide tips for other nonprofits looking to share short-form videos on social media.

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

September 7, 2023

Social media myths for nonprofits

This blog debunks six nonprofit social media myths for engaging supporters on today’s social platforms.

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

June 27, 2023

7 red flags for funders in your grant proposal

Avoid these seven red flags for funders in your grant proposal to increase your chances of funding success.

By David M. Holmes (he/him) and Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

June 14, 2023

How to craft a data-driven social media strategy for your nonprofit

In this blog, learn how to create a data-driven social media strategy to guide your success.

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

April 20, 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

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

Get ready for GivingTuesday with a cohesive digital campaign

Crafting a GivingTuesday campaign can be a lot of work. But, by using your Candid nonprofit profile on GuideStar as a starting point you can reduce the work and ensure your donors are getting a consistent message about your mission and impact.

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

October 17, 2022

Experiment: Does posting more on Twitter pay off?

Posting more on Twitter can increase social media engagement for your nonprofit. But, it may distract from important content. Learn how tweeting 20 times a day changed our social media strategy.

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

August 4, 2022