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.

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…

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…

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…

This may be the most important fundraising exercise you ever do — noticing what makes you tick when it comes to giving away your money.

Fundraising is the backbone of nonprofit organizations. Since nonprofits typically don’t have products or services to sell, most experience a less steady revenue stream. That means you need to put…

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…