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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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I’d like to share with you the ten blog posts published on GrantStation that were the most read in 2019. Seven of these posts were written by GrantStation staff, and three were contributions from…

Is your organization ready to undertake a capital campaign? These multi-phase, years-long projects are resource-intensive undertakings for nonprofits of all sizes, small and large.

It’s official. Your charity’s leadership will soon vote on an ambitious new fundraising campaign that will energize your donor base and position the organization for the future.

Benjamin Franklin is a legendary figure in American history. While he may be fondly remembered for his scientific discoveries, he is also considered by some to be the father of American civil…

As a nonprofit, a lot of your time and energy goes towards fundraising each and every day.

For many nonprofit organizations, grant funding provides essential support for community programs and special projects.

In October the Women's Philanthropy Institute released its first Women and Girls Index, a study containing the startling information that in 2016 charitable organizations dedicated to women and…

What’s in a name? As we all know, in the realm of the Internet your domain name, be it .com, .edu, .org, or .uk, is shorthand for the kind of work your organization does or where it operates. In…

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…