Articles tagged with: financial management

29July

Fundraising: It's not all about the money

Fundraising: It's not all about the money

Successful fundraising is not necessarily about the amount of money raised.  It’s about raising the right kinds of funds that enable an NPO to make good on its mission, and thus make a difference. Blogger Richard Turner explains why in his recent post, "What is fundraising success?"

Read the original article on the 101Fundraising.org website.

 

20August

A report from inside the Inyathelo Donor Dragons' Den

A report from inside the Inyathelo Donor Dragons' Den

We recently held our 3rd and final Donors Dragons Den event of the year. The format has certainly proved to be a fun and exciting way to deepen our collective understanding of how the donor world works. For those attending, and not just the participating finalists, it’s been a fundraising clinic conducted at the highest level. 

04August

Can nonprofits really be expected to be 'sustainable'?

Can nonprofits really be expected to be 'sustainable'?

Many funders and business people seem to believe that if nonprofits just try hard enough, they will be self-sufficient and “sustainable.” If they’re not, they shouldn’t be supported. Is sustainability in fact a reasonable goal for nonprofits? Can it ever be more than a requisite paragraph or two we are forced to include in our funding proposals? 

18May

Amendment in Lottery Reporting

Amendment in Lottery Reporting

NPOs in charities, sport and recreation, arts and culture, and national heritage sectors applying for lottery funding need to be aware of amended requirements with regards to reporting obligations.

29August

Shelagh Gastrow on the "NGO Crisis" in South Africa.

Shelagh Gastrow on the

Recent media reports suggest renewed interest in the fact that South African NPOs are under pressure from both funders and the government. By some calculations as many as 25% all of South African organisations within the last year alone have been forced to close their doors. 

21August

South Africa's NGO Crisis

South Africa's NGO Crisis

According to the Orion Organisation and the Cape Town Society for the Blind, 30 percent of South Africa’s 122 000 registered non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were forced to close in 2013.

15May

FREE Download: Budgeting for Sustainability. By Shelagh Gastrow.

Budgeting for Sustainability, by Shelagh Gastrow, is the latest offering from the ASK Inyathelo Pocket Guide Series. It’s full of authoritative, yet digestible, bits of advice on what donors like to see, and perhaps more importantly, what donors don’t like to see in a budget proposal.  It also discusses what to do when donors won't cover core cost, and gives ideas on developing new income streams for your organization.

15May

Twitter Q&A from "Get Resourceful" session on Financial Management!

Inyathelo's "Get Resourceful" session on Financial Management! featured a live Q&A session via Twitter (#GetResourceful) to make our experts available to people who were not able to attend the session.  

24April

Inyathelo Resources on Financial Management for NPOs

Every month (from April to December), Inyathelo will highlight one of the Ten Elements of Advancement.  On tap for May is Financial Management!

 

16April

Invitation: "Get Resourceful" on Financial Management

Invitation:

You are invited to join our monthly get-togethers in the Inyathelo Resource Centre where we share resources, experience and expertise on the Ten Elements of Advancement.