The best leaders understand that two things must happen simultaneously to sustain a nonprofit- SAVING money and RAISING money.
If there is one thing that can be universally agreed upon by nonprofit organizations, it would be this: raising money is hard.
Should you start writing grants, and if so, when, for how much, why and to whom?
There are four foundational elements to any successful nonprofit.
Overhead. Ugh.It’s the hardest thing to raise money for, right?
As if the term “overhead” was not confusing enough,consider all the terms that can mean more or less the same thing.
Do the grants you research offer plenty of program dollars but never enough money for staff salaries, marketing, or administrative costs?
Have you ever heard of a nonprofit that didn’t apply for grant funding?
You’ve probably looked for grants and found that most foundations don’t want to fund your overhead.
Have you been excited about a grant prospect only to realize that every single line item the donor is willing to approve must be for program participants?
“Events are often more trouble than they are worth!” 3 quick tips for fundraising events.
Evaluation methods are the criteria for evaluating the success of a program or project.