How Nonprofits Make Data Fun & Informative

Nonprofits have long relied on stories to help stir emotion. However, as the nonprofit world has evolved, so, too, has the need to communicate more than just emotion. Foundations and corporate supporters increasingly want to see numbers that show that nonprofits are delivering results. Donors want to see metrics to help them understand why they […]

One Fire Development Corporation | Context Is Everything

Native Americans face extraordinary challenges when entering the philanthropic maze created by foundations. While $5.4 billion is awarded in grants across the United States, less than one percent is targeted toward Native American communities and some of those funds are granted to non-Native controlled institutions with limited participation by native people. The reasons for this […]

Want a Grant? Call Me.

How do you go about getting your grants? Tori O’Neal-McElrath says the most important thing you can do is call the foundation you’re interested in. As much as you might want to believe that grants are awarded simply due to the fit of the program and the excellence of the application, it simply isn’t true. […]