As I was saying, there are plenty of people who want to give your organization money. Seriously. Lots of it. There is, of course, a catch: you have to give it back.
Understandably, this stops most nonprofit executive directors in their tracks. It’s no mean feat to raise the prodigious amounts of grant funding needed to run one of these juggernauts as it is. It requires stamina, persistence, a LOT of friends, and just a touch of maniacal charm. Now, the frazzled ED asks, you want me to spend a huge amount of time raising money I have to pay back?
Well, yes. And here’s why: Continue reading