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Major Gift Magic: Data + Donors = Dollars

Join Emma Kieran for a webinar on how to build a framework to help you define major gifts, find prospects, and build relationships that lead to big gifts. 

Strategies to Ensure Partnerships Thrive

Carefully selected partnerships can help your organization remain focused on its core competencies, its mission, while broadening its reach. Maybe a partner helps you reach a new population. Or maybe a partner brings critical expertise that you’ve discovered your clients need. Join Cheryl Kester to learn more about partnerships in her webinar, “Upgrade Your Partnerships: Tips for Nonprofit Collaboration” on Tuesday, August 22, from 2:00-3:00PM ET.

Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply to The Creative Work Fund

Frances Phillips, program director for The Creative Work Fund, is offering three upcoming webinars for potential grantees. The Creative Work Fund was launched in the summer of 1994 and the first five grants were made that December. Three-hundred and fifty-four grants later, Frances is helping applicants make the best case for funding. 

4 Top Tips to Maximize Online Giving

Online giving has grown substantially in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down. Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares the tips, tools, and how-to steps for success your nonprofit needs to know to make the most of your digital presence.

FIN Spotlight: The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin

The Funding Information Network highlights one of their oldest partners, The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin. They recently completed a re-branding initiative and developed a sustainability plan. Ellen Moutos Lee, TRGC FIN supervisor, discusses these processes and explains how TRGC stays relevant in their local community. 

Tracking Philanthropy Trends: A Panel Discussion of the Giving USA Report

Foundation Center West, in partnership with Community Counseling Service (CCS), hosted a panel discussion, Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and a Bay Area Perspective. Philanthropy leaders from the Greater Bay Area discussed current philanthropy trends analyzed in the latest Giving USA report.

Top 5 Questions About Soliciting Grants

Forty-one states require registration for nonprofits that solicit contributions within their borders. That includes grants. Harbor Compliance answers the top 5 questions they get in regards to grant applications and state registration requirements.

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