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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

Does your nonprofit mission statement drive donations?

Do nonprofit mission statements dictate fundraising success? Discover best practices for how to write a nonprofit mission statement that drives donations.

By Sarah Willey (she/her)

November 8, 2022

Connecting Philadelphia nonprofits to crucial resources

Find out how Free Library Philadelphia provides practical and free nonprofit resources to their community, including access and guidance to Candid’s tools, like Foundation Directory.

By Caitlin Seifritz (she/her)

November 3, 2022

Crypto fundraising: diversifying donations for GivingTuesday

Want to maximize donations to your nonprofit on GivingTuesday? See why crypto fundraising holds the key to tapping into today’s newest generation of crypto donors.

By Alexis Miller

October 26, 2022

Refreshing your peer-to-peer fundraising strategy

Peer-to-peer fundraising best practices are constantly evolving, and nonprofits can benefit from reassessing and refreshing their out of date strategies.

By Kevin Penney (he/him)

October 19, 2022

Eight steps to get started with fiscal sponsorship

Every day, people come up with creative ideas for starting a mission-driven charitable project. But it can feel overwhelming. Not to worry! A fiscal sponsor can help.

By Ruth Williams (she/her)

October 11, 2022

Four tips to make the most of your nonprofit email campaigns

Email is the backbone of many nonprofits’ marketing efforts. Learn how to maximize your nonprofit email campaigns and support your mission.

By Aidan Augustin (he/him)

September 27, 2022

Digging in: who donates to the nonprofits you care about?

With just a little digging—using the tools and resources I will share in this blog—you will be able to get a picture of who donates to a particular nonprofit.

By Melissa Pulis (she/her)

September 21, 2022

Compensation in the new age: findings from Candid’s 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report

Candid’s 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report can help fill in the gaps when it comes to benchmarking compensation. The report captures the most authoritative and accurate compensation data from close to 88,000 nonprofits based on IRS data. Here we share a couple takeaways from this year’s report.

By Reina Mukai (she/her) and Parshya Kavoosi (she/her)

September 8, 2022

Autism After 21 Utah Project: Lessons from a first-time fundraiser

Being a first time fundraiser can be overwhelming. Sumiko Martinez, director of Autism After 21 Utah Project, shares how she got her first grants thanks to free resources from her local library, part of Candid’s Funding Information Network.

By Sumiko Martinez (she/her)

August 25, 2022

The great restructure: Gender inequity culture in the nonprofit sector

As we get ready to observe Women’s Equality Day on August 26, we celebrate and advocate for women having an equal voice. Gender equality within nonprofits is not a special project. It should not be a consideration for a better…

By Holly Rustick (she/her)

August 16, 2022