Archive for March 2011

Exploring Alternative Revenue Streams

The State of Illinois has a $15 billion deficit that includes $8 billion owed to vendors (many of which are nonprofits!). It is a tough situation that is crippling Illinois human service agencies. We know diversifying our funding mix is critical to long-term stability, but there are many different approaches and options. Determining the right fit for your organization... Read more »

Trying to Understand Social Media? Great Free Resource

The web is full of Fabulous Online Resources (FOR) for nonprofits. But who has time to navigate through all the not-so-great options to find the few gems? The staff members at the Axelson Center are doing the legwork for you. This is the first in a series of blogs that will highlight those fabulous (mostly free) resources. Today’s FOR is a... Read more »