Provide More Assistance Beyond the Grant

| February 19, 2019

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This is the fourth post in a six-part series on what nonprofit leaders think foundation funders could improve upon in their work. Findings are based on survey responses from 244 nonprofit leaders who have agreed to be a part of CEP’s Grantee Voice Panel a nationally representative sample of leaders of U.S. nonprofits across a broad range of geographies, fields/issues, and sizes who confidentially provide CEP with their perspectives working with foundations.

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The Ocean Foundation

The Ocean Foundation is the gathering place for marine conservation donors and conservation entrepreneurs to advance global ocean solutions. We work to provide financial resources to marine conservation initiatives by providing conservation grants, hosting projects and funds, and collaborating with important campaigns and opinion leaders. Because of the dynamic nature of our business, including the many projects that we host, we have a variety of powerful resources that we can bring to any ocean conservation project. We have grantees, partners and projects on all the world’s continents. Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with significant experience in marine conservation philanthropy, complemented by an expert, professional staff, and a growing international advisory board of scientists, policy makers, educational specialists, and other top experts.

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In-person peer-to-peer events — like runs, walks and rides — have been a fundraising staple for nonprofits for years. Today, virtual peer-to-peer fundraising events and campaigns have a critically important place in fundraising, too. They’re essential at a time like now, when physical events aren’t possible. They can help a nonprofit to engage with constituents and make them feel part of a community, even when they can’t connect in person. In normal times, they can also be a less expensive way to raise funds year-round in between in-person events.

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Virtuous Web Listener: The Tracking Pixel Responsive Nonprofits Need to Grow Revenue

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At Virtuous, our top priority is to support nonprofits as they evolve to meet the demands of the modern donor. That means identifying generosity trends, researching new fundraising philosophies and adding new features to our products on a regular basis. Recently, we released a tracking pixel called Web Listener to help our customers understand their donors more accurately, using real-time website behavior data. Here is a look at what we’ve learned so far. More importantly, read why we think using a tracking pixel is important for responsive fundraising.

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Article | April 7, 2020

Most nonprofits know about corporate sponsorship, but have you tried matching gifts and volunteer grants? Has a business ever donated goods or services to your nonprofit? What about a business donating to a cause or capital campaign? If you haven’t explored corporate philanthropy options, chances are you’re leaving money on the table. Corporate philanthropy programs are a great way for nonprofits to raise crucial funds. Plus, there are often non-monetary benefits that add additional incentive to embrace a business’s social responsibility program.

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5 Steps to Increase Community Awareness for Your Nonprofit

Article | April 7, 2020

Your community can potentially boost your nonprofit’s efforts and take your organization to new heights. But how do you get the community to fall in love with your nonprofit? This can be tough for both established and startup nonprofits alike. If your community isn’t as involved as you’d like, launch a community awareness campaign and endear yourself to your community in 5 simple steps!

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Spotlight

The Ocean Foundation

The Ocean Foundation is the gathering place for marine conservation donors and conservation entrepreneurs to advance global ocean solutions. We work to provide financial resources to marine conservation initiatives by providing conservation grants, hosting projects and funds, and collaborating with important campaigns and opinion leaders. Because of the dynamic nature of our business, including the many projects that we host, we have a variety of powerful resources that we can bring to any ocean conservation project. We have grantees, partners and projects on all the world’s continents. Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with significant experience in marine conservation philanthropy, complemented by an expert, professional staff, and a growing international advisory board of scientists, policy makers, educational specialists, and other top experts.

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