Giving and Funding

Breaking With Funding Tradition Can Offer Benefits Beyond the Obvious

Helen Turvey of Shuttleworth Foundation sheds light on the disconnect between funders and the communities they serve.

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The Future of Digital Civil Society Depends on Basic Infrastructure

We celebrate the independence that open source affords but are we willing to support the creations it brings about?

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Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2019

Podcast and Transcript: An expert panel and our virtual audience forecast the most important trends and challenges facing digital civil society in 2019.

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How #GivingTuesday Transcended Borders

GlobalGiving’s Marlena Hartz interviews one of GivingTuesday’s chief architects, who explains how peer learning has seeded a new global ecosystem.

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#GivingTuesday Data Collaborative

Podcast and Transcript: Lucy Bernholz, Asha Curran, and Josh Levy discuss building a governance plan and digital infrastructure for giving data worldwide.

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Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2018

Podcast: An expert panel and our virtual audience forecast the most important trends and challenges facing digital civil society in 2018.

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Building Better Data Policies with Digital Impact

“For the first time, we had to develop organizational guidelines to distinguish between public and private data,” writes Kevin Clark—a reflection on the challenge of reworking his organization’s grants process and building new data policies to reflect its mission.

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Data Conversation with Asha Curran

Asha Curran, one of GivingTuesday’s chief architects, shares success stories from the frontline.

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Data Conversation with Rachel Rank

Rachel Rank, Chief Executive of 360Giving, talks about her organization’s open data initiative for grantmaking.

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Leveraging Donor Data: Four Common Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Nonprofit technology is advancing rapidly, meaning that organizations are now better able to capture donor data than ever before. Not only does new technology make data capture a seamless process, but it can also provide nonprofits with a wider range of data points to draw off of when developing their donor stewardship plans. To remain competitive […]

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