Grant Heartbeat
Want to stay in touch with what's alive in the world of grants? Hear about excellent grant opportunities and upcoming grant deadlines? Sign up for the grant heartbeat as a regular part of the CANDO! Source Newsletter. Knowing which grants to apply for is as important as writing a good grant application. The CANDO! Source [...]
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Grant Heartbeat: Good Neighbor Citizenship Grants

Offered by State Farm, this grant focuses on safety, education, and community development – projects with help build safer, strong and better educated communities in the US. Eligibility This grant is eligible to a range of nonprofit organizations from: Educational institutions, programs conducted by Municipal, county, state or federal government entities that align with the […]

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Grant Heartbeat: Ben & Jerry’s “Greening the Grassroots” Grant Programs

The foundation’s motto is “greening the grassroots since 1985”. The overall goal is to further social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems, with a focus on the strategies and types of activities used rather than the specific issues the organization is addressing. Grant Size One-year grants for up to $25,000 Eligibility […]

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Grant Heartbeat: Singing for Change

Singing for Change (SFC) Singing for Change (SFC) partners with progressive, community-based organizations addressing the root causes of social problems. It focuses on low overhead, collaboration heavy organizations working in their community to find innovative solutions for empowerment and change. Created by Jimmy Buffet, the Signing for Change program donates $1 for every ticket Jimmy […]

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Nonprofit Pulse: Receiving and Acknowledging Donations as a Nonprofit

As the nonprofit fundraising season ramps up, make sure your nonprofit fundraising strategy is dotting all its i’s and crossing all the t’s. IRS rules for receiving and acknowledging donations can be found in IRS Publication 1771. Some important highlights include:  Donors are responsible for obtaining a written acknowledgment from a charity for any single […]

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CANDO! Blog: Budgeting for Success

With the start of a new school year, the changing of another season and preparation for a flurry of holidays, fall is a time of renewal and energy buildup to make it to the end of the year.  Nonprofit organizations are doing much of the same gearing up as they head into full fundraising season. […]

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Past Workshops

Berthoud Chamber of Commerce – Non-Profit Luncheon TOPIC:  Nonprofit Strategic Planning DATE: Thursday October 6, 2016 TIME:  12-1pm SPONSORING ORGANIZATION:  Berthoud Chamber of Commerce  http://berthoudcolorado.com/ PLACE:  Berthoud Community/Senior Center, 248 Welch Ave,Berthoud, CO 80513-2074 COST:  Free to Chamber members, $5.00 for non-Chamber members DESCRIPTION: This workshop is geared to Board of Directors and Executive Directors for all […]

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Comparison of Forms 1023 and 1024

The oft referenced 501(c)(3) is one of many tax exemptions provided by the IRS. With the many possible options, it can be challenging to make sense of which form is used for what. Here we have some resources about some of the most pertinent IRS forms. Click on the menu to the right to read […]

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Grant Strategic Plan

CANDO! helps you to create your initial grant strategic plan of who is best for you to apply. The strategic plan is a document identifying grants the organization may wish to target. It provides information on the funder, deadlines, prioritization, and more. Once you have developed the grant application template, you can apply for any grants […]

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