Talk is cheap, implementation is not
By Erica Crenshaw In Accounting Posted July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Talk is cheap, implementation is not “A mediocre plan well implemented will outperform the most brilliant plan accompanied by mediocre implementation,” say the coauthors of The Nonprofit Business Plan. The strategic planning process is an exciting time for many nonprofits because of the potential the plan promises. However, the emphasis should be placed on potential. […]
Cost per outcome: The new crystal ball for nonprofit success
By Erica Crenshaw In Accounting Posted July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Cost per outcome: The new crystal ball for nonprofit success Nonprofits are constantly looking for new ways to demonstrate impact to funders, particularly to foundations that have less to invest and apply increased scrutiny to their grantees. So you can imagine why “How to predict the success of a nonprofit program before it starts” captured […]
Good news for nonprofits seeking operating grants
By Erica Crenshaw In Fundraising Posted July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Good news for nonprofits seeking operating grants Few of us have the chance to ask program officers or foundation board members to tell it like it is. And if they do, how often must their answer be filtered to protect their foundations and positions? If you don’t have a foundation officer you can ask to […]
CPA or CFO: What is the right solution for your organization?
CPA or CFO: What is the right solution for your organization? At the beginning of this year, I highlighted some of the lessons learned and common themes related to how nonprofits fared throughout 2013.These observations were the result of a presentation I gave to a group of nonprofit leaders at a W.K. Kellogg Foundation convening […]