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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

GlassPockets at sunset: reflections from working at the intersection of power and light

We are sunsetting GlassPockets. We reflect on GlassPockets’ history and lessons learned, what went into our decision, and how you can continue to access Candid’s content and tools on funder transparency.

By Janet Camarena (she/her)

November 29, 2022

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19?

What happened in 2020 disaster philanthropy beyond COVID-19? Candid and the Center of Disaster Philanthropy use data explore this question and examine how the social sector can maximize its impact today and in the future.

By Grace Sato (she/her)

November 14, 2022

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

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

The 10th annual human rights report: collaborating to drive impact

As we look to these new findings, we uplift why they matter and how this partnership strengthens our goals to map and improve tracking of the field of philanthropy.

By Ann Mei Chang (she/they) and Kellea Miller (she/her)

October 28, 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

Candid Seal of Transparency holders can now enable Apple Pay to accept donations

Nonprofits can now accept donations with Apple Pay. It’s an easy, secure, and private way for your donors to give back.

By Ally Ray (she/her)

October 24, 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

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