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During the commercial break, you look down at your phone, but then the gentle piano tones of a Sarah McLachlan song make you raise your head to the television.

Is corporate social responsibility dead? This is the question that frequently popped into my mind in the wake of the global financial crisis, when I started noticing companies stating on their…

In just the last several years the term “artificial intelligence” has become part of our cultural lexicon, a fact indicative not only of the rate of development of AI systems, but the extent to…

I’ve analyzed the results and written the reports for the State of Grantseeking Survey™ since 2012. Over the years, we’ve increased the depth and breadth of the questions and increased the core…

Recently, New York's Guggenheim Museum and London's National Portrait Gallery and Tate group of galleries all declared that they would no longer be accepting charitable gifts from the…

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” But with so many things that need changing, it can be difficult to picture the path to progress. Strategic planning in times like these may leave many…

TrendTrack specializes in publishing detailed looks at specific aspects of the charitable giving sector, but in writing articles we contributors often come across curious or interesting data that…

A lot of organizations get a boost in volunteer participation during the holiday corridor of Thanksgiving through the start of the new year, but when school is out and the weather turns nice and…

The world is very, very LOUD these days. In fact, some days I feel like all I can hear is noise, with no content filtering through the clatter.

How do you change the world? The simple answer is one woman at a time. In the realm of international development, organizations often focus their efforts on empowering women.

Here's a quote that may sound familiar to grantseekers out there: “The process of getting funded was harder than I ever thought it would be.”

Because I cannot remember what I had for dinner last night, I find it strange that I distinctly remember my first interaction with GrantStation, and more specifically, the CEO Cindy Adams. It was…