Is your Organization an Endangered Species?

Even as you’re still processing your year-end appeal donations, it’s past time to be thinking about next year and just how well you are really doing in the area of fund development.  Can you state that you fully understand the long-term implications of your fund development position?

A staggering fact brought to us by the Nonprofit Finance Fund:  nearly 50 of nonprofit organizations do not have sustainable funding models and are heading for extinction in the next three years.

In fact, the end of the year dollars Read more

Nothing Personal

“Is this personal or professional?” asked the executive director of a multi-million dollar nonprofit of his direct report as he questioned a check request for less than $100 for a multi-session professional development program she planned on attending.   The announcement of the series had been sent to  to executive directors who were asked to share it with appropriate staff, and was offered by a very well-recognized management support organization dedicated to improving the operations, management and governance of nonprofits so that those organizations  can become Read more