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Financial Strategies for Nonprofits

How do nonprofits determine which financial standards are applicable to their work? How can nonprofits learn how to implement effective financial processes? We've teamed up with nonprofit finance experts to answer these and other essential nonprofit finance questions.

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Management Finances
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Build a Social Media Strategy

Develop your social media plan and learn how to target the people you want to reach, choose the strategies you'll employ to accomplish those goals, and the available tools you can use to execute your plan effectively.

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Management
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¿Cuál es la diferencia entre una fundación corporativa y un programa corporativo de contribuciones directas?

Las empresas proveen apoyo a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro a través de fundaciones privadas, programas de contribuciones directas, y fundaciones donantes públicas. Estos múltiples canales para la filantropía pueden ser algo confuso para los que se inician en la investigación de entidades donantes.

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Corporate giving
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¿Qué es una auditoría interna de desarrollo? ¿Por qué es importante?

Recurso en español: La auditoría de desarrollo, o "fundraising audit" en inglés, se refiere a un autoanálisis institucional para evaluar la eficacia de los esfuerzos actuales de procuración de fondos de la organización y para identificar capacidades y debilidades en sus sistemas de desarrollo (personal, junta directiva, políticas internas, y prácticas). La auditoría sirve para evaluar la preparación de la organización para emprender nuevas inciativas de desarrollo de fondos y recursos.

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Fundraising
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What is fiscal sponsorship? How do I find a fiscal sponsor?

Instead of starting your own nonprofit, you can work with an existing 501(c)(3) public charity under a formal arrangement known as fiscal sponsorship. You can ask for grants and tax-deductible donations under your sponsor's exempt status. Fiscal sponsorship can also open a world of grant opportunities to individuals, such as artists.

Podcast

Getting Started with Individual Donors

Learn the basic principles of fundraising from individuals, with particular emphasis on understanding the stages of the Donor Development Cycle. Judy Levine and Greg Cohen of Cause Effective answer questions on how to find and approach prospects, how to recognize their gifts, and the board's role in fundraising. This is a recording of a live event.