Having a high-minded, wide-ranging, noble vision for an organization is great, but any vision can come up against realities that can cause a screeching halt to any endeavor.
Residents of the United States and Canada can make deductible charitable contributions across the border that the USA does not allow for most countries.
In addition to being prepared for audits when federal funding comes into play, nonprofits also must know something about what kinds of costs are allowed.
Fundraising in the Catholic Church takes more than just a collection plate — it requires a comprehensive development program that can withstand the bleak economic forecast, according to Doug Tollefson, resource development director for the Archdiocese of Portland, in “Staying in the Black: Diocesan Development Program in Good Times and in Bad” at the 2008 National Catholic Development Conference.
It might seem hard to believe in this time of big-money bailouts (You need another couple trillion? No problem.), but the federal government does have procedures for keeping track of the money it disburses.
Although the increasing competition for funds has led to innovation and expansion of efforts, there can even be offshoots of offshoots, as new ideas lead to even newer ideas.
One thing you can say about the youth of America – they’re young.
The purpose of foundation grants is to do good by giving money to entities that can accomplish something of consequence with financial support.
Erstwhile newspaper humor columnist Dave Barry once summed up in one word the reason why more isn’t accomplished by businesses: Meetings.
Even nonprofit managers who agree on the value of marketing don’t always agree on the need for a marketing plan. Who needs a plan if you know what you’re doing?
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