Spark Points


We’re looking to hire a grant writer! Come work with us.

By Spark Point / August 17, 2020

Position Title:              Grant Writer Time Commitment:      35 hour work week at minimum Reports To:                  Senior Grant Writer and Client Relations Manager Spark Point Fundraising is seeking a Grant Writer to support clients with grant writing, reporting, cultivation of new funders, and stewardship of current funders. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a…

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Foundation Fundraising in the time of COVID-19

By Whitney Brimfield / March 18, 2020

As you face the flurry of decisions about how to respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and ensure that your staff, clients, and communities are safe and healthy, your foundation funders can be helpful partners. Below are some quick steps you can take to keep them in the loop and potentially get increased funding for…

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The Number One Thing You’re Not Talking About at Your Staff Retreat and Why You Should Be.

By Whitney Brimfield / June 26, 2019

If you’re reading this article, we probably don’t need to tell you that fundraising is the fuel of your nonprofit — it’s what keeps the work going! Yet often, fundraising is thought of as its own department, connected to but apart from the rest of the organization, rather than central to its work. In reality,…

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A Love Letter to Her Corner

By Spark Point / August 14, 2018

Learn about Spark Point founder and CEO Whitney Brimfield’s experience as a part of the Winter 2018 cohort of Her Corner’s Washington, DC Accelerator. Spoiler alert! She loved it.

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We’re looking for a Content Marketing Consultant!

By Spark Point / August 6, 2018

Spark Point Fundraising is seeking a consultant to create and implement a content marketing strategy based on our marketing goals and desire to build our profile as a thought leader. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience conducting social media and content marketing work, have some understanding of the nonprofit sector,…

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New Year, New Goals

By Spark Point / February 26, 2018

A new year is like a blank slate. January offers us the chance to shake off the cobwebs of last year and set new goals for ourselves. While roughly half of Americans make new year’s resolutions, at Spark Point, we have our own take on how to do it right. Read this post to learn…

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Meet Our Partners: Barbara Tesner

By Spark Point / February 12, 2018

One of our favorite things about our work—besides the amazing organizations we get to help—is the incredible people we meet along the way. We are so lucky to know and partner with such talented individuals, and we want to introduce one of them to you today: Barbara Tesner. Barbara has years of experience working with…

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Get #SparkSmart with our Favorite Books in 2018

By Spark Point / December 21, 2017

Of all the things we could say about 2017, we’ll settle for this: It was a year full of challenges, but also a year full of hope. When white nationalists spread lies about people of color, we supported our neighbors and challenged lies with truth. When women spoke of being assaulted by powerful men, we…

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How to Eat Your Way through North Carolina

By Spark Point / November 30, 2017

I’d be remiss if I didn’t share some of the amazing culinary experiences I had on my summer trip to North Carolina. As somewhat of a foodie, I was eager to experience some of the great restaurants of North Carolina. I started with Chef and the Farmer. For those of you who watch PBS, you…

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Find Your Funding Spark: 3 Things about Mission & Impact

By Spark Point / August 24, 2017

Donors do more than provide funding: They provide critical investments in your mission. Are you showing them a return on investment through impact?

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