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Coping with Cutbacks: The Nonprofit Guide to Success When Times Are Tight
Author: Fieldstone Alliance
Description: Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Fieldstone Alliance; 1 edition (October 1997)
Think about funding problems in a new way
Coping with Cutbacks can help you deal with funding problems in a new way. Successful nonprofits today see that solutions of the past won't work in the long-run. Authors Angelica and Hyman urge you to take a different approach, shifting your thinking from "How do we get more money to keep our nonprofit in business?" to "How do we involve other segments of the community to address community issues?"
How to go about working together
The first part of the book shows you practical ways to involve business, government, and other nonprofits to solve problems together. In the process, you'll be making new connections, creating buy-in, and bringing new partners to the table.
The second part of this unique guide gives you a six-step process for coming up with solutions to problemsófinancial or otherwiseóthat your organization is facing. The steps are similar to what a consultant might use to help you clarify the problem, set up criteria for success, brainstorm strategies, and finally, pick the best strategies. Detailed worksheets walk you through each step and help you write a workplan.
Find immediate help with 185 specific cutback strategies
Coping with Cutbacks also includes 185 specific cutback strategies gathered from interviews with a wide variety of nonprofit managers. These strategies can be put to use right away to help you overcome short-term crises, manage change, and use your resources more effectively. You'll find:
And much more!
Ready or not, all of us in the nonprofit sector are entering a new era. Use this book to help your organization adapt and thrive.
Added on: 2011-10-12 11:14:56