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Funder Panelists

Lessons from Funders – How to Master Fundraising

While at Intuit, we had the fortune of receiving incredible lessons from funders. Four funding leaders working in the worlds of foundation and venture philanthropy spoke during a panel discussion to Fast Forward’s accelerator cohort. On the panel were Katie Berroth, Director of Investment Management at

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mission sourcing

Mission Sourcing to Save the World Faster

Gavin McCormick is Cofounder and Executive Director of WattTime, a Fast Forward alumni. Gavin’s tech nonprofit journey is quite unique, and last week he came to our Accelerator session graciously hosted at HPE’s Palo Alto office to share some of the lessons he’s learned along

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acceleration

It’s Official: Acceleration Has Begun!

It sounds crazy, but we spend nearly 9-months building up to our summer accelerator each year. People often ask (myself included, when I first started working with Fast Forward) why we don’t run more than one accelerator program per year. The truth? Preparing to run

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2017 accelerator applicant

A Peek Inside Our 2017 Accelerator Applicant Pool

Application season is a flurry of excitement here at Fast Forward world headquarters. While we are familiar with almost all the world’s tech nonprofits, we still get plenty of surprises in our applicant pool each year. Whether it’s an entrepreneur who has made huge gains in 12 months,

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funders

Fundraising Insights from the Funders Themselves

Startup founders spend countless hours crafting and refining their investor pitch, but it’s not often they get the chance to have open conversations with funders about what they look for, what they appreciate, and what their pet peeves are when evaluating organizations for potential grants.

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