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Transformational Grantmaking is Most Needed in a Crisis

By anscampbell / November 19, 2020

This article was originally published in the PEAK Grantmaking Journal. PEAK Grantmaking is a member-led national association of more than 5,000 professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations.…

The Discovery Pod Hosted by Doug Nelson: Episode 72

By anscampbell / November 19, 2020

The Discovery Pod, hosted by former CEO Douglas Nelson, features conversations with leaders in non-profit/social sector. He talks with CEOs, Board Chairs, Founders and other senior leaders about how they got started in the sector, how they work with their boards, and what remains to be done. Doug is the current Managing Director of The Discovery Group, a philanthropy and governance consulting firm based in Vancouver, BC., where understands the complexity of leading organizations and institutions and the challenges of aligning governance and philanthropic performance.

Listen to Episode 72 where Doug interviews our very own Founder & CEO, A. Nicole Campbell. Together, they dive into how Nic found her way into the field of philanthropy, taking risks, her advice for philanthropy leaders and much more.

The Funding Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2020 (Part 2)

By anscampbell / April 7, 2020

Interestingly, the COVID-19 crisis highlights, if not magnifies, the current environment in which nonprofits and funders operate. Accordingly, the trends we identified that we believe will continue to surface in 2020 have not vanished because of the crisis. On the contrary, the crisis has only magnified and will likely continue to magnify these trends.

Surviving COVID-19: 6 Recommendations for Nonprofits and Funders

By anscampbell / March 17, 2020

We are in the midst of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and our lives are evolving on an almost daily basis. Industries globally are feeling the financial effects of the virus. The travel industry, for example, which is comprised of airlines, hotels, and parts of retail, restaurants, and technology is estimating that the drop in the industry’s economic activity could be as much as US$1 trillion. And the music and film industries are each projecting a US$5 billion loss. Millions in revenue are being lost daily across most industries.

The Funding Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2020

By anscampbell / March 4, 2020

2020 presents the opportunity for a new infrastructure build for the nonprofit sector. After all, it is the beginning of a new decade. To that end, I wanted to share…

Practically growing with flexible funding

By anscampbell / December 13, 2019

In our last article, I discussed the two reasons for the hesitation, reservation, and aversion towards flexible funding. Once those reasons are internally addressed, foundations and funders that currently provide…