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Tax Reform and Charitable Giving for Nonprofits 

April 5, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Ben Franklin’s wit aside, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will impact every individual and organization. The issue we hear about the most from our customers is how the increase in the standard deduction amount will effect giving. If the… Read More

3 Presidential Role Models for Nonprofit Charitable Giving 

February 18, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

The federal holiday landing on the third Monday in February is officially known as Washington’s Birthday. First celebrated in 1885 to honor—you guessed it—George Washington’s birthday (February 22, 1732, for you trivia buffs), this holiday has since broadened its scope to become a day to honor all U.S. presiden… Read More

3 Ways to Honor Local Heroes on National Philanthropy Day 

November 15, 2017

By: Iris Sutcliffe

philanthropy (noun): the love of humankind Happy National Philanthropy Day! Every year on November 15, this international event, coordinated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), shares the love and impact each of us can create in our communities. It’s also a fantastic reason to take a moment to hono… Read More

Our New Power Woman of Tech: Maria Canfora 

October 17, 2017

By: Bill Strathmann

Silicon Valley isn’t the only hub for tech start-ups these days. The Washington D.C. area is quickly becoming a solid alternative for attracting highly-educated, ambitious and talented people in the technology sector. DCA Live has highlighted a key list of thought-leaders, innovators, and drivers of change in various… Read More

[Infographic] When Disaster Strikes: How America Gives 

October 12, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Famines. Wars. When disaster strikes, nonprofits are often the first to respond, coming to the aid communities in need. But they can’t do it alone. Nonprofits that work in disaster and crisis relief have a tough job. They have to be ready at a moment’s notice to help communities sur… Read More

4 Lessons from the Trenches to Prepare for Giving Season 

July 26, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Here at Network for Good, we’re continuously innovating our platform. The best way we do this is by immersing ourselves in the lives of our nonprofit users to understand the everyday problems they are trying to solve. Last week, during a quarterly business review meeting in Baltimore, our team was challenged to m… Read More

Overcoming Obstacles to Sustainable Funding: What Nonprofits Need to Thrive 

May 1, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

How do you fund your mission? A healthy nonprofit has multiple sources of funding, including individual giving. Depending entirely on grants or public funding is risky, as either could be lost without any control on the part of the nonprofit. A robust fundraising program provides needed financial security, expands… Read More

Becoming a Data-Driven Organization: Q&A with Heather Yandow 

March 15, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Data-master Heather Yandow is the brains behind Third Space Studio’s annual Individual Donor Benchmark Report (IDBR). This report offers a detailed analysis of fundraising data collected from small organizations nationwide whose total revenues fall under the $2 million threshold. Not a numbers fan? Not to worry. In … Read More

What Do Funders and Foundations Need to Know About Grant Writing? 

January 25, 2017

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

Grant writing is hard. You know it, and so do we: effective grant writing takes up valuable time and needs extreme attention to detail. It requires nonprofit staff to get out of the mindset of day-to-day programming and instead focus on making a case for their mission and the impact they want to bring to the… Read More

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016 

December 31, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

In 2016, Network for Good’s blog covered topics ranging from fundraising planning and capital campaigns to leveraging a donor database. Here are the top posts of 2016. 10. Are You Ready to Launch a Capital Campaign? 3 Questions to Answer This post by guest blogger Barbara O’Reilly gave nonprofits a reality … Read More

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