Learn how to strengthen relationships with grantees and community partners, better communicate outcomes, and optimize processes so you can have a bigger impact.
How to Drive Next-Level Grantmaking: Start with Levers, Ripples, and Spheres
PEAK Grantmaking’s work centers on five core principles, each challenging our community of 8,000 philanthropy professionals to critically consider their [...]
Increasing Organizational Buy-in When Building a Culture of Strong Internal Controls
Here are 7 practices to help your nonprofit build a string internal control system that will increase buy-in today and stand the test of time for the future.
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 230: Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Wellbeing for Grantmakers
Join Meico Marquette Whitlock, founder and CEO of Mindful Techie, for an excerpt from an interactive training that will inspire [...]
How Nonprofits Can Build Trust with Strong Internal Controls
Internal controls will minimize the risk of a nonprofit violating policies, regulations, and laws.
The ENGAGE Podcast Episode 228: Technology’s Role in Advancing Philanthropy’s Mission
Chantal Forster, executive director of the Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG), discusses the top 3 areas where grantmakers can make [...]
5 Ways Grantmakers Create Work- and Tech-Life Balance
You’re on a mission to make a difference in your community through grantmaking. But you’re two years into a pandemic [...]
Data Health and Integration for Foundations Part 2: Business Imperatives
I recently received my copy of Giving USA 2021. This year’s publication highlighted how different 2020 was and, in fact, [...]
A New Era for Foundation Collaboration
In the past, many foundations viewed collaboration as a speed bump. Collaborations, after all, take time. When two or more [...]
Why Foundations and Grantmaking Professionals Can’t Miss bbcon 2021 Virtual
As Blackbaud’s second virtual bbcon event approaches, we’re very excited about the fantastic session topics and speakers we’ve lined up [...]
Fix the Form
Data that is collected without a clear purpose becomes meaningless numbers on a page. However, data collection with a goal [...]
Data Health and Integration Fundamentals for Foundations
In a recent letter to the editor published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, two former foundation officials decried the ‘staggering’ [...]
Tips for Adopting a Trust-Based Philanthropy Approach
If you work in philanthropy, odds are that you have heard some buzz about trust-based philanthropy. While the approach isn’t [...]
Looking into the Crystal Ball: Public Policy and Foundations in 2021
Learn how foundations may be impacted in 2021 by policy proposals around donor advised funds and tax reform.
4 Steps for Starting an Employee Relief Fund
Employee relief funds are becoming increasingly popular as companies look for new ways to support employees. Learn how to start one at your company.