THE NEXT GENERATION OF CREATIVE CROWDFUNDING

May 8, 2018

Increasingly, individuals, young organisations and even established companies are turning to crowdfunding as a means to support product launches and the development of new ideas. For smaller creators, crowdfunding can be the difference between a project happening or not. As competition for funding increases and available funds shrink, crowdfunding is becoming a viable way to generate the early-days financial boost projects need to get up and running.

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Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Council on Foundations, a community of grantmakers, works actively to strengthen and expand philanthropy and improve the vitality and health of our communities. The Council is a regional membership association of family and private foundations, community and other public foundations, and corporate foundations and giving programs.

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40 Nonprofit Trends for 2021

whitePaper | April 14, 2021

NonProfit PRO continues the tradition of sharing its 40 nonprofit trend predictions for the upcoming year, which every organization should keep top of mind. Last year, our predictions were technology-focused, and while innovation will continue to be at the forefront of nonprofits' strategic plans, so will engagement and connectivity.

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Community Foundations–a new way of thinking about charity, philanthropy and working with clients

whitePaper | February 9, 2022

Charities have an essential function in our communities, delivering a range of social services that would be difficult to provide on a purely commercial or a state-run basis. Essentially, they fill the gaps in society (often by partnering with government) that are not already cared for by central or local government.

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A Generation of Change-Makers

whitePaper | April 8, 2022

With more than 4.5 billion people, Asia is home to the majority of the world’s population1. Recent years have seen rapid socio-economic development, as well as increased focus on significant global and local challenges. The pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, and issues such as climate change, gender inequality, inequity in access to healthcare, and poverty are now top-of-mind for countries across the region. It is against this backdrop that the landscape of philanthropy in Asia continues to evolve. Social investors are leading this charge, bringing fresh perspectives and priorities.

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2020 Nonprofit Forecast: Eight Predictions for the Decade Ahead

whitePaper | February 11, 2020

It’s the turn of a new decade, and several social, technological, economic and political forces promise to shape the future of the nonprofit sector. Some are already in play – or have been for some time – and are already challenging nonprofit organizations. They have the potential to fundamentally transform the sector. I’ve outlined eight predictions here; a convergence of these factors will alter the landscape, necessitating a major shift in the way nonprofit organizations operate.

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Cause Marketing Compliance: What Businesses and Nonprofits Should Know

whitePaper | November 21, 2019

Considering cause marketing? Whether you’re a business that wants to support a worthy cause or a nonprofit that wants to amplify your fundraising efforts, this white paper will help you forge a sustainable, compliant cause marketing partnership.

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Lack of Administrative Support Is an Obstacle to Nonprofit Growth

whitePaper | December 3, 2019

Nonprofit organizations are consistently understaffed. One area of significant impact is the lack of administrative support, often leaving nonprofits to buckle under the weight of the workload. Virtual administrative assistants present a cost-effective solution to help nonprofit organizations meet their growth goals.

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Minnesota Council on Foundations

Minnesota Council on Foundations, a community of grantmakers, works actively to strengthen and expand philanthropy and improve the vitality and health of our communities. The Council is a regional membership association of family and private foundations, community and other public foundations, and corporate foundations and giving programs.

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