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The Outsourced Development Office (Guest blog by Andrew Kramer)

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This post was written by our friend, Andrew Kramer.  For most nonprofits that have $500,000 or more in revenue, funding must come from a variety of sources – government, foundations, individuals, corporations, events, etc. – and has to be managed, almost full time, by a senior person in the organization. The trouble with a broad, diversified funding base is that …

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Grantwriting: Volume vs Relationship? (Guest blog by Andrew Kramer)

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This post was written by our friend, Andrew Kramer. Please check out his blog about mental health, Smiling Acrobat. Many nonprofit leaders like to treat foundations as a type of high reward direct mail campaign. As a development leader, almost all of my Executive Directors told me that they wanted me to increase the number of grants I was sending …

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Beyond the 5%: Impact Investing and the Future of Foundations

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Potentially transformative news appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy today in the article by Alex Daniels, “IRS Issues Rules Favorable to Foundations on Program-Related Investments.” “The Internal Revenue Service has issued new regulations designed to encourage private foundations to make investments in areas such as education, health, and the environment that can result in societal benefits and simultaneously generate income.” …