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4 Best Practices For Spicing Up The Need Section With Data

Most people don’t think of data as “spicy,” or of adding any real interest. But actual data, sprinkled sparingly in appropriate places, can be extremely effective in driving home an important point. Backing up your assertions of need with carefully selected facts demonstrates to the funder that you’ve done your homework. Read four best practices for sprinkling the spice of data into your foundation proposal recipes.

Giving USA 2016 Report: $1B+ Given Each Day in 2015

Donor retention is an area that sorely needs improvement. Donor-advised funds are rapidly growing and outpace foundation giving. Charitable giving happens in many ways that aren’t well-tracked (yet). These are some of the findings from the recently released Giving USA 2016 report on U.S. charitable giving.

NFF’s Annual State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Now Open

Nonprofit Finance Fund's annual Nonprofit Sector Survey aggregates thousands of nonprofit stories into a collective data set that is used by nonprofits, advocates, funders, and reporters to understand the needs and challenges of the sector. This post explains why you should you take 10 minutes to fill out the survey then share it with your own networks.

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