The topic of unrestricted grants, and whether funders should provide them, is a longstanding debate in the philanthropy sector. This blog post covers common issues surrounding unrestricted grants for nonprofits in the hope of sparking better communication between funders…
Funding a nonprofit startup can be an exciting way to support a cause that matters to you. Startup teams often have fresh, innovative approaches to societal challenges, and a strong drive to carry out their proposed solutions. At the…
Are you dissatisfied with the grant proposals you’ve been receiving? Would you like the opportunity to fund a project that makes a significant impact and adheres to Catholic social teaching? Instead of waiting for grantseekers to come to you,…
The Catholic Funding Guide allows you to search for grantmakers who may be a good match for your organization and mission. Here, we share some of our top tips for getting the best search results as you look for…
One size never fits all when it comes to Catholic school funding. We discuss some of the many innovative ways philanthropists are funding Catholic schools today, not only to carry on the important tradition of Catholic education but to…
Today the challenges that come with winning funding for your Catholic school can seem insurmountable, but there are many ways to strategize and reach donors effectively….
Many Catholic philanthropists—whether they have a family foundation or not—have grappled with the question: how can I involve my family in philanthropy? This blog post discusses ideas on how to involve younger generations in family giving, incorporating examples from…
Tax benefits are, of course, an important consideration in philanthropic decisions. However, they are never the only relevant factor, especially for Catholic philanthropists who want to give in line with their values and make a faith-centered impact. Our guide…
Year-end appeals can be a source of stress for Catholic nonprofits, especially those that rely on a successful appeal for the majority of their funding. Find out how you can strategically use emails in your year-end appeal to grow…
Funders and nonprofits need each other to do good. But sometimes, a harmful power dynamic can emerge and the relationship becomes unbalanced in the grantor’s favor. This can damage trust and close off future opportunities for good work, among…

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If you are fundraising for a Catholic organization, the Catholic Funding Guide is here to help. Explore our fundraising blog articles, covering topics such as finding funding for your nonprofit, managing fundraising campaigns, strengthening donor relations and more. Whether you’re new to fundraising or a seasoned development professional, the Catholic Funding Guide can help you achieve your goals and further your mission.