Trends in Grantmaking: Don’t Leave Your Foundation’s Impact Story to Chance
If a grantmaking organization creates a funding opportunity, but there is no way for anyone to hear about it, does [...]
Why Major Gifts Should Drive Your 2023 Development Plan
At the heart of fundraising are the supporters who believe in your cause and want to place their trust, and [...]
The 990: From Compliance to Communication
Only 10% of philanthropic foundations have a website to communicate their work. Here at Candid, we’ve been tracking those statistics [...]
How COVID-19 Changed the Nonprofit and Local Government Funding and Reporting Landscape
If you’re a nonprofit or local government agency or work alongside them, there is a good chance you have seen [...]
Leveraging the SDGs to Maximize Your Impact
When measuring your impact, you probably do so in relation to the specific needs of the community you serve, but [...]
Four Lessons From Candid About Balancing Grantee Data Protection and Transparency
Candid’s mission is to get grantmakers and nonprofits the information you need to do good. But we recognize that data [...]
Best Practices for Protecting Your Organization from Cyber Security Threats
Current world events have the globe on high alert. As the situation in Ukraine has continued to evolve, many governmental [...]
From Outputs to Outcomes: Measuring the True Value of Volunteering
Danielle Holly of Common Impact explores how companies and nonprofits can capture outcomes and measure the value of volunteer programs.
The Power of Focus: Using OKRs to Turbocharge Your Foundation’s Effectiveness
Foundations can use the OKR process to align every department’s effort (grantmaking, fundraising, financial management, etc.) on objectives and outcomes that quantitatively focus on maximizing impact.
Insights into Collaborative Benchmarking Survey for the Social Good Sector
Find out the results from a survey on benchmarking in the social good sector conducted by Blackbaud, NetHope and NTEN.