To advance their missions and raise the money they need, service providers must influence public opinion and political leadership.

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Is this Political Activity Appropriate for a Nonprofit?

Good Question (full-disclosure:  I’m advising the “No” team): ...

Ways to Make a Difference

How can foundations better support the advocacy and social change efforts of grassroots nonprofits and leaders? ...

Beyond the Numbers

Nonprofit Quarterly, for which I write, analyzes the latest Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report:...

The Perils of Outsourcing to Nonprofits

Outsourcing traditional government services to private nonprofits is a mega-trend, but it has some major pitfalls:...

Plan Ahead!

Need help getting organized and inspired as you create your nonprofit’s 2017 fundraising plan? Start with this tool:...

The Latest Giving Stats Not Great

Charitable Giving Stagnant—But Moving to Mobile (Still a Fraction of the Total), Says Recent Survey: ...

Beyond Proposals

Pitching foundations has changed; it’s no longer about pushing out nicely-written proposals alone—your nonprofit has to develop ongoing relationships with them, just as you would with an individual donor; here are some tips to help you:...

Whither Philanthropy?

What should be the role of foundations in protecting marginalized communities during the next four years? ...

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