Articles by Cynthia Adams

SeaChange was founded in 2008 by Charles Harris and Robert Steel, two Goldman Sachs partners, who shared a belief that a dedicated team providing select investment banking services to the nonprofit sector could help donors and organizations achieve
The Bridge to Bridge Fund is designed to provide small to medium sized nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area with short-term cash flow loans. The loans are meant to support operations while the organization is waiting for a confirmed grant or late

This past fall the folks at TechSoup asked me if I would help judge their annual…

According to Angela Eikenberry, a professor at University of Nebraska, Omaha and a well-known researcher of giving circles both in the U.S. and internationally, “While giving circles come in many…

Take a look at our top blog posts from 2017!

Sometimes, no matter how many trainings you take, no matter how many articles you read, no matter how many times you polish your proposal, you simply aren’t successful in your grantwriting efforts…

Year-end fundraising is always a flurry of activity with each and every organization counting on their supporters to go that extra mile, and make that additional cash donation. But an overlooked…

Let’s talk about giving circles, a quickly growing source of funds for nonprofits throughout the U.S. Giving circles have tripled in number since 2007. There are now over 1,600 giving…

Adopting a clear, unified, and enticing vision for your organization is key if you are going to write compelling grant requests. But where do you start?

As 2018 comes to a close, I feel fairly confident that there are some trends gaining momentum that should be noted by those of you trying to secure funding in 2019 and into 2020.