White Papers for Nonprofits

Display:
Sort By:
What are best practices for conducting qualitative research?

There’s a fundamental shift going on in fundraising. Donors are looking to make an impact through an organization instead of simply giving to an organization, becoming more like philanthropists and investors. This means that donors are requiring different types of information, greater transparency, and access to leadership. Check out this white paper to learn more about how donor profiles are changing, key factors to consider, and what you can do to better engage them.

How should you respond to the changing donor profile?

Qualitative research, such as interviews or focus groups, can yield important insights into specific issues or situations that nonprofits may find valuable in understanding. It is essential that qualitative data and analysis be sound and reliable, and there are best practices for increasing the likelihood of this outcome. Check out this white paper to learn more about best practices in conducting qualitative research, including how to determine if a qualitative approach is appropriate for your research needs, reducing bias, and proper data collection and analysis techniques.

What must you consider when pursuing Grant Funding?

Nonprofit organizations that are interested in winning grant award funding should consider several factors: the grant funding environment, myths and misconceptions, unconventional wisdom, and strategies for pursuing grant funding.

Check out this white paper to read more about grant funding considerations (and be sure to review the sources for more information as well).

What is a nonprofit Grant System?

To efficiently pursue grants, nonprofits need a grant system in place to help them track their efforts. Essentially, the system is a series of practical steps needed to establish a strong grant writing system within an organization.

Check out this white paper to learn more about the grant system (and be sure to review the sources for more information as well).

How does your organization build its credibility?

There are many nonprofits that are dedicated to good causes, and nonprofits must be able to differentiate itself from the various other organizations doing similar things. In efforts to be seen as credible, nonprofits must establish competency.

But what goes into writing your story? How do you set mechanisms for reporting efficiency and efficacy? Why are websites and relationship cultivation critical to nonprofit success?

Check out this white paper to answer those questions (and be sure to review the sources for more information as well).

How do you conduct a needs assessment?

Defining scope, managing collaborations, setting up an appropriate management plan, and determining the most suitable questions are all key to acquiring the most relevant information for your nonprofit’s success. But beyond that, identifying your data sources, collecting and analyzing your data all must be done with flexible rigor. All of these things are considered when conducting a community needs assessment.

But what are the steps involved? Who is involved? Where do you find your data? How do you analyze it?
Check out this whitepaper to answer those questions (and be sure to review the sources for more information as well).