What’s a Needs Assessment?

There are so many nonprofits in the United States. To be more specific there are approximately 1.6 million. With so many nonprofits, how does a nonprofit stand out amongst the crowded space? A needs assessment is a systematic process for determining and addressing needs, or “gaps” between current conditions and desired condition. A needs assessmentContinue reading “What’s a Needs Assessment?”

Grant Management Essentials

Grants are essential to nonprofit sustainability and can often impact an organization’s overall growth . But what does a nonprofit do once they get awarded the grant they so desperately need to keep their program running? Getting a grant awarded is great but there is more work to be done after the grant is won.Continue reading “Grant Management Essentials”

How Your Nonprofit Can Engage in Community Issues

At the core of any nonprofit’s work is serving the community and providing needed resources, information or education to people who need it the most. But to remain in tune with community needs, nonprofits must maintain a constant presence and stay in close communication with local residents and community stakeholders. Knowing what’s really happening inContinue reading “How Your Nonprofit Can Engage in Community Issues”