Posts tagged "case for support"

Measuring Impact Just Got Easier: Free Online Resource

Measuring Impact Just Got Easier: Free Online Resource
We know the importance of measuring our organization’s effectiveness. Experienced grant writers and grant makers will tell you that the outcomes section of the grant application is what distinguishes the good organizations from the great. But it is no longer just foundations that are interested in our outcomes. Individual donors, corporations, and government funders also... Read more »

What's the difference between charity and philanthropy? Why does it matter?

  Lisa Dietlin, author of “Transformational Philanthropy“, spoke recently at a North Park University School of Business & Nonprofit Management alumni dinner. She asked about the difference between charity and philanthropy. Do you agree with this definition: charity is a short-term “fix” to help someone with an immediate need? It does seem that many nonprofit organizations are stuck in the mind-set of... Read more »

Fun and Free Resources for NPOs

Fun and Free Resources for NPOs
One great part of my job is sifting through piles of emails, snail mail, publications and websites to uncover free and useful resources that help nonprofits do better. Below are three good ones: Free meeting scheduling software saves time Doodle.com is a scheduling and polling tool that helps to make scheduling get-togethers considerably simpler than... Read more »
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