Tracks to Success Archives

This is a GrantStation feature article that focuses on a particular grantmaker or philanthropic trend in order to keep you apprised of the latest “top of topic” subjects within the world of grantseeking, management, and philanthropy.
Nonprofit For profit

This installment of Tracks to Success focuses on the topic of corporate social responsibility.

Our guest today is Linda Lattimore. Linda is a seasoned lawyer, corporate executive, and…

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According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, the average donor retention rate for nonprofits in the U.S. for 2017 was below 50% (specifically 45.5%). That means that only 45.5 percent of…

Bridge

The Bridge to Bridge Fund is designed to provide small to medium sized nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area with short-term cash flow loans. The loans are meant to support operations while the…

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Few, if any, nonprofit organizations have played a broader role in my hometown’s transformation from a Civil Rights era battleground to an emergent symbol of the New South than the Community…

Border Fence

As part of GrantStation’s exploration of how nonprofits are dealing with poverty, we decided to take a look at the U.S.-Mexico border area, especially given rising political tensions between the…

Girl with Airplane

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been working to promote the well-being of America’s children for more than 60 years. So the Foundation was among the funders that came to mind when GrantStation…

Diverse People

Like most mothers of necessity, Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN) was founded in 1993 by a coalition of organizations and volunteers, many of them veterans themselves, to help Nashville’s…

Immigrants at Citizen Day Workshop in San Jose, CA

Nine months into the Trump Administration, immigration remains one of the policy areas that most concerns many U.S. foundations. In the latest clampdown, the White House moved to end the Deferred…

Trust, Change, and Hope

Immigrants and refugees are among those feeling the most pain from policies enacted by the Trump Administration since January. A series of executive orders has imposed dramatic new restrictions on…

Kids in Play

ExpandED Schools was founded in 1998 as The After-School Corporation (TASC) with a challenge grant from the Open Society Foundations (…

A woman teaching some kids

Education is at the heart of ExpandED Schools, a New York City-based nonprofit. The organization supports partnerships between public…