By Jay Wilkinson, Firespring CEO The Overhead Myth: The idea that you can reasonably evaluate a nonprofit’s performance and trustworthiness by only looking at how much they spend (or don’t spend) on overhead, including operating costs, administrative expenses and technology costs. No doubt you’ve heard about this, and like many good nonprofit leaders, have30
This weeks article was written by Greg McRay from The Foundation Group. One of the least understood compliance issues facing nonprofits is charitable solicitations registration. Consequently, this also makes it the filing that an organization is most likely to be delinquent concerning. And that’s a recipe for trouble…trouble that is unnecessary and totally30
When you work in a small office, it’s tough to get everything done. And easy to get overwhelmed. Every big nonprofit you can think of was once a small shop, with someone doing most everything themselves. So, how did they grow from a tiny little nonprofit to a much bigger one? 30
We all want to be more productive, right? It’s the key to getting ahead, being more successful, and all that stuff. If you’d like to have some great tips on productivity, you’re in luck! Here’s the latest from the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted most recently by Nancy Schwartz over at Getting Attention! There are some30
All month we have been stressing the importance of knowing where you are, tracking your outcomes and measuring your efforts for you know exactly how your fundraising is going and so you can stay on track to reaching your monthly and yearly fundraising goals. Here are some of our very best tips and resources for30
Evaluation requires you to put pen to paper. You fill out the worksheets and uncover your numbers. Now what? Let’s look at some key indicators and what they tell us. First let’s look at the big picture. Overall, did you bring in more money in 2013 than in 2012? If not, do you know why?30
Want to raise more money? Start by knowing your numbers. Because you can’t manage what you don’t measure. Let me explain in this short video.
Here in the Get Fully Funded world, I stress the importance of having a fundraising plan. Being proactive and knowing exactly what to do will make your life easier AND help you raise more money. But before you launch into creating a plan, you need to evaluate what’s happened in the last year. What really30