ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | Oct. 15

Which charities pay their executives $1 million or more? Compare and contrast two high performing Atlanta nonprofits (and GCN members) with reporting by Creative Loafing...

Each Monday, we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

Findings Friday | Creating a Vortex

Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication (CSIC) presents a new analogy for thinking about donor stewardship: the vortex....

Today, more supporters than ever are learning about causes online, through social media or elsewhere. How does this relate to a vortex? Well, it’s one very effective way to imagine these inputs—organizational communication and peer influence—interacting to grow an ever-widening engagement potential. 

Findings Friday | New infographic highlights key data in recent foundation funding trends

Friday, October 11, 2013
| by Editor |

In a beautifully designed infographic, the Foundation Center offers an accessible 2013 overview of foundation facts and figures.

The Foundation Center’s bluntly titled "Key Foundation Facts on U.S. Foundations" conveys original research findings from more than half of all active foundations. At the highest level―as of 2011―these foundations represent $662 billion dollars in assets and $49 billion in giving. Below are a few major takeaways.

ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | Oct. 8

With the government shutdown still in full effect, keep current with day-by-day updates and what the impact on nonprofits. Discover five basic fundraising metrics you...

Each Monday (or sometimes Tuesday!), we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.

Findings Friday | Foundation-Grantee Misalignment

Friday, October 4, 2013
| by Editor |

Many nonprofit leaders aren’t sure foundations are doing enough. In a new report, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) explains why there is such a...

The new report, Nonprofit Challenges: What Foundations Can Do, dives into the nonprofit sector’s great schism and points to opportunities for foundations and their grantees to form more constructive and transparent relationships as they strive for the same goals.

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