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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.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

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

Empowering change: Black-founded nonprofits achieving impact with limited resources

Delve into data on Black-founded nonprofits to discover how they’re resiliently committed to driving impact in the face of funding disparities, limited growth opportunities, and the need for equitable support and investment.

By Lauren Brathwaite (she/her)

May 6, 2024

Community foundations: Donor-advised fund grants outpaced contributions in 2022

Find out how donor-advised fund grants given compared to DAF contributions among community foundations in 2022–and what research on this trend may mean for philanthropic giving in the future.

By David Rosado (he/him)

April 23, 2024

Youth community service: Belonging, reciprocity, and agency

Get insights into how young community service is being redefined by Gen Z and how young people are seeking to maximize their social impact—both for themselves and the communities they serve.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

April 16, 2024

Grants prospecting strategy 101

Learn best practices for creating a funder prospecting strategy to help you secure grants to support your nonprofit’s mission-driven work.

By Anabel Tejeda (she/her)

April 15, 2024