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Should Donors Be Willing to Give to Overhead?

In the giving world, the supposed magic standard is to spend no more than 10% of your budget towards overhead.  Similarly, I hear some foundations and some donors describe and prescribe that 10% is their benchmark for qualifying an organization. The theory is that donors don’t want to pay for  »  Read More

5 Ways Trump Will Impact the NonProfit World—An Early Look

Let’s face it.  Few saw this coming—the defeat of Hillary Clinton by Donald Trump.  Even some of the most balanced people I know suggested that the business and financial world was preparing for a Clinton presidency. Call it what you will, but the benefit of Clinton presidency was that many  »  Read More

Moving from Cause Giving to Models

“People will actually invest in even if they don’t care about , because they care about the model,” says Jim Fruchterman. Fruchterman’s quote comes in the June 2015 Chronicle of Philanthropy.  There, the article notes in particular about how Silicon Valley is changing the face of  »  Read More