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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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This year’s State of Grantseeking Survey had over 2,800 respondents, and their grantseeking experiences can help inform your grantseeking experience. Here are some takeaways from the 2019 State of…

When Bruce Banner gets angry, he changes. There is a flash in his eye, and then he turns into the Incredible Hulk, a big green ball of fury.

If you are responsible for managing your organization's payroll, we tip our hats to you! Not only do you navigate the process to make sure all your hard-working employees get paid, but you must…

Gift range charts are a valuable resource for any nonprofit tackling a major, strategic fundraising initiative. When done correctly, the charts provide direction, decrease stress, and can even be…

A recent report by the Brookings Institution reveals that the sands are shifting for organizations working to achieve the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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…