REPORTS and INSIGHTS
2021 Holiday Giving Guide
These organizations have worked intimately with Wright Collective this year and have been vetted to support you in making wise philanthropic decisions.
DAFs (donor advised funds) are often hard for nonprofits to access and yet allow funders flexibility to great things. But can they be harmful? Read more about the DAF payout and how it could impact your mission.
The Future of Giving
Last September, the Morgridge Family Foundation partnered with cultural agency sparks&honey to produce the Future of Giving report: a forecast of the cultural shifts that will define giving trends ahead.
PRE’s Latest Report, Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice:
Mismatched: Philanthropy’s Response to the Call for Racial Justice is the most comprehensive assessment of racial equity and racial justice funding to date, providing a detailed analysis of funding from 2015–2018 and a preliminary analysis for 2020.
COVID-19 Resource Center
Tools to help you stay on track with your fundraising, marketing and strategic planning goals throughout 2020.
Open Office Hour Presentation on May 1st
We discuss last minute best practices for digital campaigns as we approach #GivingTuesdayNow plus have a conversation with over a dozen organizations in attendance about diversifying revenue streams and exploring earned income models.
Open Office Hour Presentation on April 24th
We discuss the role of the board during and after COVID-19 as well as best practices to keep a positive board culture and run a successful virtual board meeting.
Open Office Hour Presentation from April 17th, 2020
Our presentation on April 17th discussed creating a successful digital campaign and preparing for #GivingTuesdayNow.
Open Office Hour Presentation from April 10th, 2020
Our presentation on April 10th discussed adapting your development plan during COVID-19 and what to expect as we head into summer and fall fundraising.
Open Office Hour Presentation from April 3rd, 2020
Our presentation on April 3rd, 2020 focussed on reimagining fundraising events and communicating with donors during COVID-19.
Open Office Hour Presentation from March 27th, 2020
Our presentation on March 27th 2020 focussed on things to keep in mind if we are facing a recession, maintaining an abundance mindset during COVID-19 and best practices for communicating with donors during a crisis.
Framework for COVID-19 Communications
It always matters how we talk to - and about - each other. Effective and inclusive communication is especially important during a time of genuine crisis. Tips here from the Framework Institute.
Coronavirus Tech Handbook
The Coronavirus Tech Handbook provides a space for technologists, civic organisations, public and private institutions, researchers and specialists of all kinds to collaborate on a rapid and sophisticated response to the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent impacts. It is a quickly evolving resource with thousands of active expert contributors.
Professional Development Tools for 2020
We produced this comprehensive list of articles, conferences, workshops and other philanthropic opportunities for 2020 and will be updating it on an ongoing basis as these offerings are rescheduled or go virtual.
COVID-19 Funding Opportunities Sheet
We produced this comprehensive list of grant opportunities for regional, national and global organizations. We will be updating it on an ongoing basis as information becomes available to us.
Daily Interactions Journal
We designed this tool to help you assess internal and external power dynamics within your organization during a time of crisis or major transition.
Resources for Nonprofits in Massachusetts
Resources for organization based in and working in Massachusetts.
Summary of the CARES ACT for Nonprofits, Contractors and Small Businesses
A link to the resource page and webinar on the CARES ACT for nonprofits, small businessses and contractors, including emergency loans.
Preparing for a Virtual Event
We have mapped ideas and approaches for you to shift to a virtual event in 2020.
Cash Flow Projection Template
This will help your organization re-imagine your current and following year’s budgets. Created by Spectrum Nonprofit Services.
From Sustainability to Survivability
A worthy read from Spectrum Nonprofit Services on managing uncertainty during a crisis.
Short-Term Fundraising Campaign Curriculum
Raise $10,000 in 4-6 weeks with this simple, comprehensive outline.
Engaging Artists in Digital Campaigns
Digital campaigns needs fun, engaging components. Here are a few ideas and best practices for enlisting artists to support your fundraising and give it a creative touch!
Check for new legislation that impacts your nonprofit during COVID-19
Find your state’s Secretary of State’s page to review any new legislation around non-profit Boards and by-laws in this time of COVID-19
The Chronicle of Philanthropy May 14th Webinar: Fundraising in a Crisis
This fundraising webinar tackles some common questions concerning how your organization can identify key donors in your database who have both the capacity and inclination to give generously to your cause.
The Importance of Earned Income in Your Funding Model
Exploring Earned Income during COVID-19 as a potential funding source into the future? Insights here.
A Realistic Picture of Earned Revenue
Should your nonprofit seek profits? Read more here.
Time Management Assessment Tool
Use the summer months to assess your time management and make wise adjustments for the Fall.
Grants Calendar Template
A sample excel sheet to map your grant opportunities for 2020 and 2021.