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Where are we seeing sustained changes in grantmaking practices to reduce grantee burden?

In 2020, many funders pledged to streamline grant application and reporting processes to reduce grantee burden; learn about what progress has been made to date and which areas need continued improvement.

By Elisha Smith Arrillaga (she/her)

July 15, 2024

​​Toward ​nimbl​e​ and creative ​funding for LGBTQ communities ​through a time of crisis

Discover recent trends in funding for LGBTQ communities and causes—and why more philanthropic support is needed—based on the Funders for LGBTQ Issues 2024 Resource Tracking Report.

By April Bethea (she/her) and Sammy Luffy (she/her)

July 10, 2024

Unlocking equity by investing in broad outreach and deep community organizing

Community organizing plays a critical role in an inclusive, healthy democracy; learn how the Tides Foundation supports community organizations’ efforts to ensure their members’ voices are heard.

By Beth Huang (she/her )

July 8, 2024

9 free eBooks to help you brush up on basics and build new skills

Add these nine free eBooks for nonprofits to your summer reading list to brush up on fundraising basics, level up your leadership skills, and learn how to harness innovation for change.

By Katy Klein (she/her)

June 26, 2024

Five tips for bringing your nonprofit’s Candid profile to life

Get even more from your nonprofit’s Candid profile with these five tips on how to make your profile stand out to donors and increase the odds of winning over their support.

By Wynne Chan (she/her) and Chris Bunting (they/them)

June 13, 2024

Foundation giving remained steady in 2023. What’s the outlook for 2024?

What could foundation giving in 2023 mean for giving to nonprofits this year? Find out by delving into Candid’s analysis of last year’s foundation giving and payout data, including what changes to expect in grantmaking in 2024.

By Grace Sato (she/her)

June 12, 2024

Investing for impact: Leveraging assets to advance systemic change

Learn how to build an impact investing program that drives systematic change using Jesse Ball DuPont Fund’s learnings from making impact investments in their community.

By Mari Kuraishi (she/her) and Chris Crothers (he/him)

June 6, 2024

How funders can bolster direct voter engagement

Discover three obstacles to direct voter engagement facing today’s nonprofits that work to boost voter turnout and increase nonpartisan participation in the U.S. election.

By Neill Coleman (he/him) and Melody Lopez (she/her)

June 4, 2024

How to ask your long-term funders for more money

Learn how to approach asking long-term funders for additional grant dollars to support your nonprofit’s operations with expert advice from Candid’s senior director of development.

By David M. Holmes (he/him)

May 28, 2024

Breaking the cycle: Supporting veterans and military families’ basic needs in local communities

Learn why supporting veterans and military families’ unmet basic needs via more holistic funding and assistance programs is key to improving the health and livelihoods of U.S. veterans.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her)

May 23, 2024

5 takeaways from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s 2023 data

Dig into the Fundraising the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s 2023 data to discover five key takeaways, including a decline in the number of donors and donation dollars raised, and what they may signal for nonprofits in 2024.

May 22, 2024

Telling a compelling story: Communicating program impact in a grant proposal

Communicating program impact in a grant proposal is key to securing funding; get expert tips on how to compellingly convey your nonprofit’s impact to funders to help you win over their support.

By Tracy Kaufman (she/her)

May 7, 2024