If you have worked in the nonprofit sector for an extended period of time you know that times are changing. With more and more nonprofits forming every day, the competition for funding is tight.
So, funding agencies are looking more closely at results. In particular, they want to know that any organization they fund will be around for the long haul. If a funder is giving money to your program or organization, they want to ensure you are yielding results – positive, sustainable results.
Unfortunately, for many organizations that doesn’t come easily. There’s a reason for that. It has to do with how they start off. Having a successful end game, has everything to do with how you start.
In this week’s video blog, I share the one thing that is tripping up many nonprofit organizations and preventing them from getting the funding, and ultimately, the outcomes they need.