Are you a small nonprofit?
If so, you may be fed up with all the material on the Internet and in books about what larger nonprofits are doing, and how they do it. After all, they have plenty of resources, while you may be struggling just to stay afloat, much less get into activities that take time and staff you don't have.
Here are ten articles/resources that are geared to smaller nonprofits. There are lots of tips and links to other resources within them too.
The answer is a definite yes. Most foundations do fund locally. I asked some grant experts to talk about how it is done.
For more grant info, check out How to Make a Grant Proposal to a Small Family Foundation and Is Your Nonprofit Ready to Apply for Foundation Grants? 10 Questions to Ask.
More and more nonprofits, of every size, are turning to business ventures to augment hard to come by donations through traditional fundraising methods. I interviewed an expert on these types of ventures for her best tips.
Small nonprofits sometimes have trouble convincing donors that they are good investments. Being forthcoming is the best way to do that. These actions will make sure that your organization provides the information that donors need.
Follow more tips at Attract More Donors by Improving Your Trustworthiness Score, and you'll soon be known for your honesty and wise use of resources
Volunteers are probably indispensable to your organization. They can make a small staff big, and be some of the best advocates for your cause. But what do they want? How can you keep them coming back?
Get up to date with Does Your Nonprofit Appeal to the 'New' Volunteers? They are different and, in some ways, more demanding.