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This article discusses some mistakes and solutions to help nonprofit organizations get their crowdfunding campaign on the right path.

This article explains how useful a basic evaluation is for program funding.

This article helps board members to interpret "what is overhead" for their organizations and to ensure that their organizations are calculating and reporting their overhead correctly.

This article discusses techniques for finding individual donors as well as ways to build and strengthen relationships with donors and prospects. 

This report, based on in-depth interviews with leaders of 11 limited life foundations, illustrates the ways in which limited life foundations approach spending down in nine key areas, including investing, grantmaking and strategy, and communications. 

This article is designed as a quick guide to help readers get to grips with all the jargon and fanfare that surround social change.

This report explores 2014 human rights grantmaking by funder, region, issue, population, and strategy. It also includes data on bilateral and multilateral aid.

This report shares data and infographics on crucial topics related to foundation governance — including composition, member expertise, structure, involvement, and characteristics of meetings.

This report, based on a survey of 150 program officers, provides a comprehensive collection of benchmarking data on topics ranging from the professional and educational backgrounds of program officers, to technical information about the structure of the program officer role, to program officers’ perspectives on certain aspects of their work. 

This guide covers what a nonprofit finance team needs to keep their budget up-to-date and stay focused on their mission. It includes critical components of the budget, budget review best practices, routine assessments and screenings, and budgetary milestones at six months and year’s end.