Welcome to CNA’s MAKE WAY FOR MONDAY, a weekly E-blast for nonprofits to share accumulated news, articles, and announcements that we hope you will find useful. If you have any events or articles that you want to share please forward them to Jennifer Braun at jbraun@rapfoundation.org and we will try to get them included.

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CNA Funding Conference

Monday, May 20th 8:30am – 3:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Development Corner  

                                                                            Fundraising 101

                                                                 Rueben Mayes | TEDxWSU

 
 

Why Funding Overhead Is Not the Real Issue: The Case to Cover Full Costs

  

Big strides have been made recently in the acknowledgment that overhead ratios are poor indicators of an organization’s impact or financial efficiency. Although the movement toward outcomes-based measurement offers a promising alternative to understanding impact, very little has been done to truly shift the sector’s understanding of what it takes—or even means—for nonprofits to be financially efficient and adaptable. The myths and misinterpretations of the true full costs of delivering vital programs have contributed to a chronically fragile social infrastructure for our communities. READ MORE…