Knowledge base

¿Cuál es la diferencia entre una fundación corporativa y un programa corporativo de contribuciones directas?

Las empresas proveen apoyo a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro a través de fundaciones privadas, programas de contribuciones directas, y fundaciones donantes públicas. Estos múltiples canales para la filantropía pueden ser algo confuso para los que se inician en la investigación de entidades donantes.

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Corporate giving
Knowledge base

¿Qué es una auditoría interna de desarrollo? ¿Por qué es importante?

Recurso en español: La auditoría de desarrollo, o "fundraising audit" en inglés, se refiere a un autoanálisis institucional para evaluar la eficacia de los esfuerzos actuales de procuración de fondos de la organización y para identificar capacidades y debilidades en sus sistemas de desarrollo (personal, junta directiva, políticas internas, y prácticas). La auditoría sirve para evaluar la preparación de la organización para emprender nuevas inciativas de desarrollo de fondos y recursos.

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Fundraising
Knowledge base

What is fiscal sponsorship? How do I find a fiscal sponsor?

Instead of starting your own nonprofit, you can work with an existing 501(c)(3) public charity under a formal arrangement known as fiscal sponsorship. You can ask for grants and tax-deductible donations under your sponsor's exempt status. Fiscal sponsorship can also open a world of grant opportunities to individuals, such as artists.

Podcast

Getting Started with Individual Donors

Learn the basic principles of fundraising from individuals, with particular emphasis on understanding the stages of the Donor Development Cycle. Judy Levine and Greg Cohen of Cause Effective answer questions on how to find and approach prospects, how to recognize their gifts, and the board's role in fundraising. This is a recording of a live event.

Video

LGBTQ Issues: Statistics

Ben Francisco Maulbeck, President of Funders for LGBTQ Issues, presents an overview of funding statistics dealing with the LGBTQ Community in the United States. LGBTQ funding equals only .24% of all funding. 

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Fundraising
Video

Hot off the Press: The Latest from the Publishing Pros

It's tough to keep up with all the changes in publishing these days, whether you're already published or just starting out. Get rare access to a panel of publishing professionals who discuss the newest trends and insider advice on getting published.

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Artists
Knowledge base

Where can I learn more about fundraising planning?

Foundation grants account for only a small percentage of the overall funding picture in the nonprofit world. It is therefore essential for nonprofit organizations to investigate and incorporate a variety of potential revenue sources. This process is known as fundraising planning.