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Gear Up for Giving Season Funding with your Nonprofit Profile

Join Candid on Wednesday, November 3 to learn simple and easy tips to maximize the fundraising potential of your nonprofit profile ahead of #GivingTuesday and Giving Season.

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Staying Compliant in Today’s Everchanging Online Fundraising Landscape

Join Sharon Cody of Harbor Compliance to learn the best practices and strategies needed to keep pace with the regulation of today’s online fundraising methods.

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Orientation to Candid’s Resources for Nonprofits

Join us for an orientation to Candid’s resources for nonprofit professionals. This overview will help you discover tools to effectively fundraise, learn from peers, and tell your organization’s story.

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Cybersecurity Readiness to Protect Against Today’s Top Threats

Cybersecurity awareness and skills building are the best defense for your nonprofit organization against today’s cyber threats. In this webinar, we partner with RoundTable Technology to share tips and insights to help you foster a culture of cybersecurity in your nonprofit.

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Catalysts for Change: Non Governing Boards as Pipelines for Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Leadership

Join us to learn how to leverage non-governing boards (such as junior boards, young professional boards, or advisory councils) to build pipelines for diversity and cultivate the next generation of talented leaders at your nonprofit.

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Where can I find information on online fundraising?

Online fundraising generally refers to using the internet to raise money for your organization. Websites, blogs, email marketing, search engine optimization, Facebook, tweets, etc. are just some ways to do this. Research shows transparency online about your nonprofit can also increase contributions.

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What is a giving circle?

According to the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers' More Giving Together, a giving circle "is formed when individuals come together and pool their dollars, decide together where to give the money (and other resources such as volunteer time), and learn together about their community and philanthropy."

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How much do Americans give to charity?

Charitable giving statistics have been published annually since 1955 in Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, researched and written by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University and published by the Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation. Total charitable contributions by individuals, corporations, and foundations was an estimated $390.05 billion in 2016, up 2.7 percent 0ver 2015, according to Giving USA 2017.

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How can I get funding for my personal project?

Personal or independent projects -- for example, traveling overseas for a mission, attending summer camp, raising money for a specific person in need -- typically are not eligible to receive foundation grants. However, if your project is artistic or research-related, or its primary purpose is to serve a larger audience and improve the community, you could consider fiscal sponsorship as a means to qualify for foundation grants.