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#BlackWomenSparkChange: Celebrating the First Year

By Spark Point / November 4, 2021

Inspired by the racial justice uprisings of 2020, the inequity laid bare by the pandemic, and our commitment to anti-racism, we started the #BlackWomenSparkChange campaign in August of 2020. Our goal has always been to celebrate the stories, voices, and leadership of Black women in the nonprofit sector.  Not only did the social climate of…

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Andrea Copeland

Andrea Copeland Sets a Standard of Excellence

By Spark Point / October 28, 2021

When Andrea Copeland studied social work in college, she knew her future would be in macro-level work, navigating through complex systems that affect large communities.  “I’m a policy nerd,” she says. “I want to make sure the policies we create and implement positively impact populations that we’re trying to target. My biggest goal as a…

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LaKendra McNair Sparks Change

By Spark Point / September 2, 2020

LaKendra McNair Empowers & Accelerates Minority and Women-Owned Businesses We’re thrilled to officially launch our #BlackWomenSparkChange campaign with LaKendra McNair. LaKendra is a Vice President at M&T Bank who focuses on serving underrepresented business leaders and entrepreneurs in the greater D.C. area. Her “purpose-driven” approach defies traditional banking and lending, empowering women- and minority-owned organizations…

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#BlackWomenSparkChange

By Whitney Brimfield / August 26, 2020

Black women are powerful leaders. It’s time to amplify their voices to elevate their work. In the earlier months of the COVID-19 pandemic, I was on a call with a business leader talking about how small businesses could survive the economic consequences of the pandemic. I learned about the ways in which small, women, and…

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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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Our Clients’ Success Makes the Holidays That Much Sweeter!

By Spark Point / December 29, 2016

It’s our fourth quarter newsletter! See what we’ve been up to this year and what’s in store for 2017!

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Spark Point Year in Review

By Spark Point / December 29, 2016

Here’s what we have accomplished in 2016. On to 2017! We hope you will join us. 

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Fall Newsletter: New Season, New Services!

By Spark Point / October 18, 2016

Check out our third quarter newsletter to learn more about client successes, our new product, and what our staff has been up to!

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Developing Our New Product: the Takeaways

By Spark Point / October 7, 2016

We’re so excited about our new product, Spark Time! In addition to giving our clients a new opportunity, we learned so much about how we can better serve the nonprofit community. Click here to learn more!

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Spark Point is Warming Up for the Summer!

By Spark Point / June 21, 2016

We’ve been busy here at Spark Point Fundraising! Need help writing a large government grant? Lacking the organizational capacity to give proper donor stewardship? Ready to take on the task of building a foundation revenue line? We can help! See our case studies above. Read our latest post: Click to Connect: The Best Fundraising Blogs! Spark Point…

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