Funding

“Full Cost” Is the Way Forward

Jeanne Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Managing a nonprofit’s finances is no small or easy task. Nonprofits and those who seek to do good while making a difference in our communities are to be commended for their ability to manage resources and revenue. More often than not, nonprofits make a way when many would say there appears to be no way. To make things happen for the good, they become creative as they leverage financial support with in-kind donations and volunteer labor.

What if pizza shops had to manage their money like a nonprofit?

Jeanne Tedrow, President and CEO, of North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

Imagine a customer walking into a pizza shop to order a pizza, then only wanting to pay for the ingredients – flour, sauce, toppings, cheese. (See Pizza and a Laugh ‒ A Reminder about Your Nonprofit Financial Stress LevelNonprofit Quarterly, December 18, 2018.)

Funding Rural America: Finding New Grants for Small Communities

When has it ever been easy to secure funding for rural communities? Is there a way to level the playing field so rural nonprofits as well as small towns and counties/boroughs can compete for both government and private sector grants? What are the other options for financially supporting a rural project whether you are a nonprofit or local government? Are collaborative efforts worth the effort? And, of course the biggest question: Who is funding rural America? During this webinar, Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation, answers these and other questions as well as current trends.

 

Get Off the Fundraising Hamster Wheel Through Endowments

Small and under-resourced nonprofits are watching major gifts leave their communities and go to national organizations and universities. Meanwhile, almost every county in North Carolina is served by at least one community foundation that is working with these same nonprofits to build and manage endowment funds for local causes. This webinar explores:

  • A basic overview of endowments: what they are, who gives to them, and what types of assets can be given