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For the past decade, nonprofits who have brought in a significant amount of their own revenue to augment donations and
Have you or a nonprofit organization you work with found innovative ways to deliver your programs and provide your social
By Denique ‘Neeky’ Dennis, Social Impact Strategist A few weeks ago in a client meeting, the Executive Director of a
Quality program evaluation is integrated into the program from the start, and can be used to both understand how to
By Denique “Neeky” Dennis, Social Impact Strategist, Sangfroid Strategy Our understanding of the dimensions of sustainability within the social impact
By Catherine Smith, Director of Learning and Innovation, Sangfroid Strategy When the pandemic hit earlier this year, we wrote about
Oftentimes, nonprofit professionals like Executive Directors, Program Managers, and other program staff are hired into an organization to manage an
The rise of outcome oriented grantmaking in the U.S., paired with the common ‘proposal → grant → report’ pathway, left
As an industry, nonprofits aren’t used to understanding, measuring, and communicating the value of their program -and this last part
It’s all too common for nonprofit leaders and staff to dread evaluation, and who can blame them?  It would be
The first question I ask every nonprofit I work with is – What makes your organization stand out from the
There are 1.5M nonprofit organizations in the United States – and the funding landscape is changing every day. What makes
Every time a report is due, you rifle through a stack of program files and click around an endless sea
So you’ve done the work and hand-selected a full board’s worth of individuals who fully support your organization and the