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Katie Tatham

Recent Posts by Katie Tatham:

Building Successful Partnerships: How Nonprofits and Corporations Benefit

With the Internet at our fingertips, today’s consumers are becoming increasingly aware of where their money is going. This means that corporations need to consider their purpose beyond making money and increasing revenue for their shareholders. More companies are investing in CSR (corporate social responsibility) programs, which dedicate resources to delivering economic, social, and environmental benefits to all stakeholders. Luckily, this is something nonprofits can use to their advantage, because when you’re looking for a successful corporate partnership, you know they need you just as much as you need them. Finding that corporate partnership can be challenging, however. You need to consider what elements will make your organization an attractive nonprofit partner and how to position your nonprofit to build relationships.


Why Is Overhead Expected in the For-Profit Sector, but a Punishable Offense for Nonprofits?

How the perception of overhead is hurting the causes we love

Somewhere along the way, our society decided to think differently about overhead in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. This decision did not consider the consequences and how it can negatively affect the organizations that could change the world. Why is it that we consider helping people to be worth less compensation, and that a career that helps no one should be worth over double the salary? How can nonprofits scale, and therefore expand their causes, when they are expected to forego investment? Wouldn’t we prefer that a cure for cancer be found, or every person on Earth have clean water, no matter how much the organization spends on administration?


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