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3 Reasons to Reframe Overhead Costs as Infrastructure Investments

“Overhead” spending remains a sensitive topic for nonprofit organizations and many feel discouraged from asking funders for what they truly need in fear of being rejected or worse, deemed as an organization that is not committed to serving their community. That’s because “overhead” has been associated with unnecessary administrative expenses rather than essential activities: efficient […]

13 Questions Your Nonprofit Needs to Ask

Recently, I was talking with a friend who just entered the nonprofit sector after several years as a political consultant. He lamented how he spent his first few months talking almost exclusively to small-circulation trade publications instead of pitching bigger-reach stories to outlets like the Los Angeles Times. On the outset, it may seem like […]