In an era when many people consider a simple investment to be inadequate, quantifying – even describing – the accomplishments of a nonprofit organization can be troublesome.
Yet more revelations of nonprofit wrongdoing and the resultant noise from Washington and state capitals has again highlighted the need for strict compliance with existing regulation.
The truth hurts. That’s true, sometimes.
The use of premiums might seem as effective for fundraising as paying someone to go out on a date how do you know they wouldn’t have don it anyway, and for a lot less money?
Is direct response a legitimate form of fundraising, or is it junk mail?
Most would agree on the need for good governance. Not all would agree on just what the term governing means.
There is an ancient Irish saying: “It was one at a time that the castles were built.” About the only castles in this country nowadays are empty houses with foreclosed mortgages, but the idea of taking one step at a time is worth heeding.
How does one run a successful nonprofit? That’s easy. Keep a lot of money coming in.
The need for internal control over financial reporting is a never-ending one, and ways of establishing and ensuring internal control are constantly being sought.
Many organizations are finding that monthly giving can be a big help in fundraising.