Nonprofits can Stick to their Mission and Increase Revenue

In today’s age of increased competition and a belief in self-sustainability in the nonprofit space, charities are feeling the pressure to adjust, expand, and to rethink. While organizations continually need to set aside resources for new programs, too often this search for more leads nonprofits on a path that distances itself from its core [...]

By |2018-12-04T10:52:29+00:00June 19th, 2018|Financing a Nonprofit, Mission Creep|0 Comments

Guest Post: Lessons from a Short-Lived Nonprofit

[This article first appeared in my previous site, The Nonprofit Banker, back in November 2010.  It's as relevant now as it was then.] Chana Mason was born in Colombia and grew up in South Florida. She has a degree in Theatrical Directing and Engineering from Dartmouth College. She has worked in management consulting, high school education, [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:05:44+00:00February 6th, 2016|Financing a Nonprofit, Opening a Charity|0 Comments

Donating Only After-the-Fact…Help Me Understand

Receiving a donation can actually be harmful to a charity?  Isn’t that counter-intuitive?  Absolutely. Let me explain. How a donor or foundation donates is just as important as how much they donate. Practically speaking, a foundation’s grant process should be straightforward enough so charities are not excessively burdened when applying.   Another example is respectful [...]

By |2017-12-04T00:06:29+00:00July 12th, 2015|Cash Flow, Financing a Nonprofit|0 Comments

6 Questions to Help Choose the Right Conduit Organization

The sole purpose of my previous piece, Defining a Conduit Organization, was to address the more important question of this post, “How to Choose the Right Conduit?” After all, for many organizations operating outside the United States, specifically those in Israel, fundraising in America plays a vital role in the business strategy of the nonprofit.  Some charities [...]

By |2017-02-09T10:14:12+00:00January 27th, 2011|Financing a Nonprofit, ללא קטגוריה|0 Comments