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Foundant Resource Roundup: Best of March 2017

Foundant Resource RoundupResource Roundup: Best of March 2017

[Infographic] Nonprofit Organizational Health & Sustainability Benchmark

Originally posted by Bloomerang | March 8, 2017

Even though sustainability is somewhat of a buzzword in the sector, it is attainable by any nonprofit through just a few key metrics and internal processes.

We were curious whether or not the average nonprofit organization, and the sector as a whole, is on the road to sustainability.

So we surveyed 600 North American nonprofit organizations to see where they stand.

Check out the graphic here:

15 Grant Professional Development Opportunities

Originally posted by bmtconsulting | March 22, 2017

Professional development is key to an individual’s success in their position. It can teach new skills, best practices, build confidence, improve efficiency, give feedback on current work, build a network, and energize participants. Professional development can take a variety of forms – books/blogs, webinars, master classes, trainings, conferences, twitter chats, discussion communities, and mentoring. I’m sure I’ve missed some.

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Capacity problems? Interns to the rescue!

Originally posted by Foundant | March 8, 2017

by Jacob Sharp – Foundant Client Success Manager

As your organization grows and opportunities become more numerous, capacity problems will make themselves known. This is true in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and isn’t something Life preserver in sky. Help concept. 3Dyou can power through with talent and gumption–even if that’s what got you this far.

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Building Proposals for Easy Management and Future Funding

Originally posted by GrantHub | March 30, 2017

By Katie McLain, McLain Consulting

Building proposals for funding takes a lot of work, coordination, and time. By creating the right building blocks for your program, you can save yourself a lot of work down the road and set yourself up for easier overall grant management and potential future funding!

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Do you have something you’d like to share in our next Foundant Resource Roundup? We’d love to hear about it! Email Kristin Laird at for further information.

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