When most people hear the word “entrepreneur,” they naturally think of an enterprising businessperson in the for-profit sector who, through risk and initiative, started a small business and ramped it up into a successful, money-making commercial enterprise. But today’s entrepreneur is as likely to be working in the nonprofit sector as well, applying the same
FOUNDATION LEADERS DESCRIBE ELEMENTS OF GOOD GRANT PROPOSALS Your Part-Time Controller convened a panel of foundation executives during a recent staff training to speak to its staff about important issues affecting its clients. Many of Your Part-Time Controller’s nonprofit clients depend upon foundations for their general operations and/or specific projects. In order to better help
TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE GREAT RECESSION — FROM THE CFOS AT THE FRONT LINES Be strategic and focus exclusively on your core mission. If you have to lay off staff, do it all at once and only once. Be more creative. Undertake more marketing to build new relationships with key constituents. Consider merging with another nonprofit.