Fundraising

  • Funding – Environmental Injustice
    The Ohio Environmental Council opportunity if your organization works with communities and individuals that have been marginalized and often excluded from Ohio’s environmental movement The Ohio Environmental Council works to remedy environmental injustice caused by oppressive practices harming Ohioans, and meaningfully …
  • Funding – Food Banks
    USDA Opportunity if your organization offers a food bank as a part of its operations (as shared by Ben Pushka, Lucas County) If your organization offers a food bank as part of its operations, Shelly Okun from Sam Okun’s Produce informed …
  • Funding Available – CDBG-CV and ESG-CV
    Important Information fromMayor Wade Kapszukiewicz Community partners, including nonprofit organizations, homeless services providers, faith-based groups and for-profit organizations, are able to apply for CARES Act 2020 supplemental Community Development Block Grant-CV and Emergency Solutions Grant-CV funding to address COVID-19 related …
  • Guest Blogger – Steven Shattuck
    Analog and Digital Fundraising: A Partnership That Works!
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    Busting 13 Myths Around the #GivingTuesday Movement
    A member of the #GivingTuesday global team, Jamie McDonald, visited the Toledo nonprofit community to help bust common myths that have emerged around #GivingTuesday. Myth #1 – Fundraising Tuesday Myth #2 – Young people don’t give Myth #3 – Small …
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    BONUS #GivingTuesday Training
    Ready to bust some myths about #Giving Tuesday? Join Jamie McDonald, Strategy and Communities Lead of #GivingTuesday.org for this no-cost BONUS training. ​ Seating is limited. With any successful innovation, like the #GivingTuesday movement, myths emerge over time.  What started …
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    Setting Up a Successful Capital Campaign
    Guest Blogger – Amy Eisenstein Without the right tools and resources, you won’t be able to raise much more money than you’re raising right now – let alone all the money you’ll need to have a successful capital campaign. Without …
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    Grant Writing in the Digital Age
    Guest Blogger – David Holmes A couple years ago, the digital library JSTOR hosted a report on a longitudinal study of student writing over the past 100 years.  The authors of the study assumed that as short communications through email and texting …
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    The Blade Coverage of 2018 #GivingTuesday in Northwest Ohio
    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, the spotlight shifted to Giving Tuesday on November 27th, 2018. Originating in 2012, this day focuses on charitable contributions and gives nonprofits the opportunity to reach people and engage donors they …
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    Resources – 2018 #GivingTuesdayNWO Mastermind Session #2
    In this second Mastermind, the groups focused on effective storytelling and selecting the most appropriate social media platform(s) to reach their target audience. Resources #GivingTuesdayNWO logo (don’t forget to include this hashtag in your posts) Mastermind Session #2 10-16-18 Slides How …