New Requests for Proposals(Grants People)!

 Arts and Culture MacArthur Foundation Announces Open Call for Documentary Film Proposals Grants ranging from $50,000 to $200,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for the production and distribution of social-issue documentary films intended for a broad audience…. Posted on October 12, 2011 Deadline: December 2, 2011 Innovative Arts Ideas Invited for Second Annual Philadelphia […]


Will conduct outreach sessions throughout the state July 5 – 12   Baton Rouge, La. – The Foundation for Louisiana will begin accepting grant requests to fund projects that increase economic opportunity for marginalized Louisiana communities.  The Foundation has released its grantmaking strategy and application guidelines reflecting its commitment to supporting community-driven projects dedicated to […]


New RFPs Arts and Culture Tides Announces Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Social Justice Poster Design Contest Professional and amateur artists from all backgrounds are invited to submit designs celebrating Tides’ social change work and compete for a cash award of $500 and other honors…. Posted on June 29, 2011 Deadline: August 15, 2011 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s […]

Annual Fund Giving & Getting Guidelines for Trustees

By: Tony Poderis All of your organization’s fund-raising campaigns must have the leadership and the financial support of your Board of Trustees. The most important of those development efforts should be the raising of funds necessary to maintain and enhance your organization’s programs and services year after year. This is accomplished through the Annual Fund Campaign. […]

Can’t Small Nonprofits Raise Capital Too? PART I.

Hi All! I know its been awhile…Anyway, I’ve had several clients who work or serve as Director’s of small nonprofits and the question of how to “compete” for major capital dollars is always the theme of the day. To that end, I have conducted research and found this wonderful article by Nell Edington who interviewed […]