Although it might not seem like it to grant recipients, grantmakers do have a concern about the effect of the funds they disburse.
Going “green” might be the newest trend on the block. But Catholic organizations have a higher calling to become environmentally sustainable, according to Dan Misleh, executive director of The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change in Washington, D.C.
The term member has come to have an expanding range of meanings in the nonprofit sector, depending on factors such as mission and size, according to Thomas A. McLaughlin, director of consulting services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund.
Despite the best intentions of nonprofit managers the world over, fraud is an evil that sneaks in almost anywhere.
In their book Forces for Good, Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant argue that high-impact nonprofits recognize that there are three critical elements needed to maintain and deepen their effect over time.
It’s all about doing good. Well, actually, very often it’s about raising as much money as possible, sometimes when several organizations are competing in terms of what areas they service and who they ask for money.
Why do people give? Makes ‘em feel good?
What’s behind philanthropy? Maybe something like this: Act like a good, decent person. That’s also the definition of a mensch that Noah Alper offers in his book “Business Mensch.”
Nonprofits are finding more and more each day that giving donors an easy way to contribute money can help in a big way for fundraising.
No grantmaking organization will bestow money on a project that is worthless. There are so many that are worthwhile, however, that funders can have difficulty selecting those that have real merit.
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