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 […]
Show us a grateful donor and we’ll show you the money
By Erica Crenshaw In Fundraising Posted April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Show us a grateful donor and we’ll show you the money During this time of year, high school seniors across the country are weighing which one of the nearly 4,500 degree granting colleges or universities they’re going to send a deposit check for the fall enrollment—a daunting prospect since the decision will have much to […]
The murky business of grantseeking
By Erica Crenshaw In Fundraising Posted November 18, 2013 0 Comments
The murky business of grantseeking In spite of how informed we’ve all become about how to run our nonprofits, how to measure our impact and how to update our business models, a recent study by the Center for Effective Philanthropy reports a variety of telling statistics that reveal we still don’t know a lot about […]
Government funding :Overcoming too little and too late
By Erica Crenshaw In Fundraising Posted November 18, 2013 0 Comments
Government funding: Overcoming too little and too late According to the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2012 Survey Results, more than 75 percent of nonprofits depend on federal or state funds. Yet, these contracts often fail to cover the full cost of the program but also over half these contracts are paid behind schedule. If the majority […]
Holiday Season Brings Human Services Funding Dilemma Solutions to Light
By Erica Crenshaw In Fundraising Posted May 7, 2013 0 Comments
Holiday season brings human services funding dilemma and solutions to light As we close out Thanksgiving and look ahead to the Christmas festivities, many Americans are not only thankful for their personal well-being, but they are also volunteering to help others in many human service organizations throughout the country. For those of us who work […]