Funding contests where groups compete to get the most votes to win money from a corporate partner are well intentioned, but hurtful to nonprofits.
Bright Shiny Object Syndrome and its effect on the nonprofit sector.
Too many nonprofits spend too much time navigating the complex maze of funding restrictions, time that could be better spent delivering and improving on services.
It’s not that nonprofits lie when writing proposals, it’s just that they’ve been trained to tell funders exactly they want to hear, sugarcoating everything in jargon.
We can come up with fancy new terms for capacity building, but it comes down to two elements: support the right people and remove barriers that prevent them from succeeding.
Vu Le irreverently takes on the frustrating reality nonprofit leaders face when they are judged as for-profit businesses.