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by NGOsource_Team, posted June 21, 2021

“Catalytic Philanthropy” was coined by Mark Kramer in an article he wrote for the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2009.  The article states that a grantor’s role in traditional philanthropy...

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 19, 2021

TechSoup's General Counsel provides an overview of "due diligence" in the charitable sector. Part 2 is intended to serve as a resource guide for grantmakers seeking guidance on starting and...

by NGOsource_Team, posted July 5, 2017

NGOsource’s Senior Counsel Martha Lackritz-Peltier shares her takeaways from the Council on Foundation's 2017 annual conference held in Dallas, Texas.

by NGOsource_Team, posted January 30, 2017

When filing out IRS W8 forms, NGOsource’s certification of an NGO as equivalent to a U.S. public charity allows the NGO to identify as a 501c in most cases.

by NGOsource_Team, posted December 20, 2016

With the support of its 60 global partners, TechSoup has a service to verify that NGOs meet the local charity standards of the country where they are located to make them eligible to receive...

by NGOsource_Team, posted October 18, 2016

On October 3, NGOsource received its 2,000th equivalency determination (ED), which represents grants to 1,353 unique organizations in 113 countries around the world

by NGOsource_Team, posted July 19, 2016

NGOsource’s equivalency determination (ED) repository helps community foundations serve their stakeholders by making international grantmaking more efficient. 

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 24, 2016

We are excited that corporate foundations and corporate philanthropy programs are increasingly joining NGOsource, a joint project of TechSoup and the Council on Foundations, to support their...

by NGOsource_Team, posted May 13, 2016

NGOsource recently conducted a survey of the NGOs for which we completed an ED in the last two years. Through this survey, we received helpful feedback from 150 NGOs in 40 countries that provides...

by NGOsource_Team, posted March 28, 2016

In three short years, NGOsource has come a long way towards fulfilling our mission: to make equivalency determination (ED) easier for both grantmakers and NGOs.

by NGOsource_Team, posted December 2, 2015

Insight into how the NGOsource legal team works to certify as many non-U.S. NGOs as possible in order to streamline and increase international giving.

by NGOsource_Team, posted September 30, 2015

As our central ED repository grows, grantmakers have a greater chance of finding that the ED they want to request has already been certified by us. EDs are delivered within one business day for...