Outside Funding for an Employee Emergency Relief Non Profit
Hi, we are a nonprofit employee emergency relief fund helping our employees across the US through unforeseen financial hardships. We are proudly funded by employees for employees but would like to be able to learn if there are any outside funding/grant opportunities that we could explore to help with our limited funding.…
How many Wisconsin-based foundations are in the GrantHub Pro database
The nonprofit I'm working for is considering different options, and we'd like to know how expansive GrantHub Pro's database of Wisconsin-based foundations is. Ideally, we'd find a software/platform that lists many so that our nonprofit can pitch them. Thank you!
Low price CRM recommendations for a growing nonprofit
Hi yall, We are a growing nonprofit, with now over 1,000 donor profiles in our current CRM. From your experience, can you recommend a low cost or free CRM that integrates with payment systems, supports landing pages, quickbooks and syncs with email list software? Thanks in advance. -René
Chart of Accounts
Are there guidelines and best practices on how to set up and maintain your nonprofit's chart of accounts? How does the structure of your chart of accounts impact your ability to plan and understand your budget - as well as create and analyze your financial statements? Join us on our webinar to learn more.
What you wish funders knew OR what is the worst question you've had to answer
I'm working with the Foundant Team to create a webinar for grantmakers to share with them the things that we as grant professionals wish they knew. Please share the worst question you've had to answer on a grant application. What do you wish you could tell them? No need to identify the funder. I promise to keep everything…
What is the best way to reconnect with a previous funder?
Recently, I accepted a position as a grant proposal writer for The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) www.cota.org. They do fundraising campaigns, obtain donations from individuals, and seek grants from foundations; that is now my job! I already sent many LOIs out to new potential grantors and have sent…
Taproot or Catch A Fire
Has anyone used Taproot or Catch A Fire? These two companies match grantees needing a professional service with a volunteer who will provide that service to them at no cost. The Donor buys into the service and gives access to their grantees. I am considering something for my small grantees without staff and needing much…
Bridging the gap - Grants and vouchers having special handling instructions
We are having a disconnect where a donor has asked to have a grant check sent to them rather than to the nonprofit (they want to present the check or include a note with the check before mailing it to the nonprofit) or sent to a 3rd party address for processing (for example, the donor has requested we send the check to the…
WE'RE HIRING! Kitsap Community Foundation
Accounting Manager To succeed in this role, the right candidate will be to love variety, work independently, communicate well, and be super organized. We are looking for a motivated individual with a proven track record in both bookkeeping and office administration. The right candidate will be flexible and able to thrive…
Charging a Fee vs. Spreading Expenses out amongst the funds
Hello, We are a Community Foundation with roughly 130 funds. Some are unrestricted, some managed and some are temporarily restricted. We do not charge any fees to manage these funds, rather we just pass on expenses from our Financial Advisor and operating costs to the funds on a percentage basis. Can I ask the pros and…