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At GrantStation, we want to make sure our community is up-to-speed on the 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.

You may have heard about the changes Facebook is making to its algorithm, which could affect what you see in your news feed. If you are a business or nonprofit, you are probably wondering what the…

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is also not a fan of "climate…

With federal funding cuts, threats to the Johnson Amendment, and a slew of unprecedented natural disasters, 2017 was nothing if not an eventful year for nonprofits and funders across the United…

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…

You shepherd your nonprofit organization through milestones, and you can use the …

This short article will show you how to use this GrantStation feature to email funder profiles to yourself or to colleagues.

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

Take a look at our top blog posts from 2017!

In our ongoing series on federal funding under President Trump, we've seen a pattern: the White House proposes massive budget cuts, and the Senate Appropriations Committee rejects those cuts.…

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” When it comes to getting your next project funded, or keeping your nonprofit afloat for the next 12 months, the task ahead may indeed…

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…

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?