The COVID-19 pandemic has left many nonprofits in a quandary. How do we budget for next year? Creating a bottom-up budget would not be a responsible means of budget creation because costs that are usually fixed, such as rent and utilities, fluctuated in FY2019-2020. Examining this year’s variable costs — or the costs that depend […]
Why fundraise now? From human services to arts & culture, you fill a void and need to be proud of that. You need to focus on sustainability. Your clients depend on you. Your staff needs you. You still have bills. You are part of the global economy. Your work creates security and livelihood. Livelihood creates […]
Your organization needs to increase net assets in order to grow programs and stay ahead of inflation.
Fifty percent of your operating budget should come from individuals. You need a fundraising “event” every month.