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At GrantStation, we want to make sure our community is up-to-speed on what’s happening in the world of philanthropy. This blog features the thoughts and observations of our research staff, our CEO, and guest writers. It gives us the opportunity to share our insights as we research grantmakers and talk with grantseekers.
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GrantStation's Kevin Peters published an article in May, “Just Say No... to Donations?,” that asked whether nonprofits should be more selective about the donors with whom they partner.

So, how's the grantseeking going for you? If you are a Member of GrantStation, we want to hear about it, and so do your fellow Members!

These are times when in nearly every facet of life both publicly and privately we are asking fundamental questions around power, wealth, and privilege.

Our website is our promise and that’s why we’re always working to make our website the best it can be. In the past year we’ve added many improvements to make life easier for our Members.

Fifteen years have passed since the world became virtually borderless. Tools like Skype, Facebook, and Twitter have enabled us to be more connected than…

State of Grantseeking data has consistently shown that grantmakers are more likely to fund organizations over ten years of age. Funders want to support…

Melville's classic Moby-Dick is a timeless tale of obsession. Ahab's need for revenge against the creature that maimed him is all-consuming. He must settle the score with his white whale…

What, for you, signals the end of summer? Perhaps it is that first crisp autumn breeze, the crunch of a yellow leaf underfoot, or the arrival of the pumpkin spice latte. Whatever your indicator…

As a regular reader of the GrantStation International Insider, it’s clear you are looking for information about new grantors and ideas about how to increase your funding.

Three years on from the Paris Agreement on the climate, global carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise. Despite the consensus of over 99% of climate scientists that humans have warmed and…

Do you wonder about the power of using images in your fundraising? Research tells us that images are one of the best ways to create engaging visuals. I believe using visuals is one of best ways to…

Perhaps you have heard of the Philanthropy Journal, and maybe you have sent us a press release or read a Feature story. Philanthropy Journal, a free resource for the entire…