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5 takeaways on trust in NGOs to manage new innovations and technologies

Dig into data-driven trends on the public’s trust in NGOs, business, government, and media to discover what inspires confidence in these institutions based on Edelman’s 2024 research.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

July 17, 2024

Nonprofit fundraising in an election year is especially tough. What can fundraisers do?

Learn how you can overcome challenges in nonprofit fundraising in an election year by adapting your messaging to create impact, especially when engaging donors in swing states.

By Chris Maddocks (he/him)

July 16, 2024

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

Closing the racial wealth gap through rent relief and alternative credit building

A recent Bridgespan report outlines the key drivers of the racial wealth gap in the U.S. and highlights the philanthropic role that alternative credit building can play in closing it.

By Devin Murphy (he/him) and Zach Slobig (he/him)

July 11, 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

Quality demographic data: Respect, privacy, and accuracy

Discover the keys to ensuring nonprofits can collect and share quality demographic data with sector stakeholders based on new insights gleaned from over 1,500 organizations.

By Kelly Brown

July 9, 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

Centering communities: Leaning into participatory grantmaking to increase equity

Learn why the Boston foundation embraces participatory grantmaking and how they’ve implemented best practices and shifted power to drive greater impact in their community.

By Candace Burton (she/her )

July 2, 2024

How to run an experiment on your nonprofit’s social media

Learn how to run a social media experiment with expertise guidance to help you better reach, engage, and inspire action among your nonprofit’s donors, supporters, and online community.

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

July 1, 2024

5 takeaways on why gender equity matters across issue areas

Learn why gender equity matters across nonprofit issue areas based on five key takeaways from Bridgespan’s recent research that highlights the inequities that women distinctly face and offers advice for how grantmakers can help.

June 27, 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

What do we know about LGBTQIA+ nonprofit leaders and staff?

Delve into data-driven insights on LGBTQIA+ nonprofit leaders and staffs’ representation and real-world experiences in the sector, including why more support for their community is critical.

By Kyoko Uchida (she/her)

June 25, 2024