Fundraising for nonprofits: the common methods

Nonprofit organizations employ different methods for raising funds for different purposes. However lets first stick to the most traditional and the most commonly used fund raising methods applied by nonprofit organizations in the United States. When drafting your nonprofit fund raising plan – be sure to include most of these time tested traditional methods of […]

ABC of Fundraising for startup nonprofits

Fund raising is both an art and a science.It is an art to the extent that its effectiveness depends on the creativity of the fund raisers. However it is a science because fund raising has really evolved into a complex system with the development of new and creative instruments for fund raising. This series of […]

Budget Preparation for Startup Nonprofit

Budget constitutes the final part of the project report submitted to funding agencies for consideration. Budget making is difficult when starting a non profit organization, because there is no base on which costs can be estimated. This budget includes the following necessary components – 1) Estimated expenses & capital expenditure for the proposed project 2) […]

Measuring Project Outcomes / Indicators

The project report of a start up non profit organization should clearly spell out the methods that the organization proposes to apply to measure the success of the proposed project. Accordingly the project report should clearly specify the following aspects – 1) Social Impact expected of the program 2) Expected  Outcome of the program proposed […]

Programme Approach and Strategy

If you intend to start a non profit organization, this is perhaps one of the most important things that you should be clear about. In this section of your start up project report you need to mention the following details – 1) Overview of the program – Describes what the program is all about, who […]