Articles by Grantseeking

Recently, I came across a fascinating article about a New York secretary named Sylvia Bloom who, unbeknownst to even those in her inner circle, had built up a large fortune over the course of her…

As you're thinking about grant funding, keep in mind one of the key components - relationship building. Identifying possible funding sources is just one part of the process.

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…

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

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

Sometimes, no matter how many trainings you take, no matter how many articles you read, no matter how many times you polish your proposal, you simply aren’t successful in your grantwriting efforts…

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…

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…

2017 was a year of activism. The women’s movement grabbed headlines globally with #MeToo and the Women’s March. Black Lives Matter continued working towards racial justice and freedom from…

In recent years, analyses of the U.S. charitable giving sector have highlighted the decline of low and middle income donors, and the concurrent rise of high income donors, a trend that mirrors the…