More than ever before, the people on the front lines of social change are in agreement: we need to evolve the conversation about nonprofit overhead. It's time to reduce the Overhead Myth's stranglehold on donors, the media, and the general public.
GuideStar's 6 Tips for Busting the Overhead Myth is our ultimate guide for organizations who want to play their part in saying goodbye to the myth once and for all.
Download today and learn how to show donors your unique value, demonstrate ethical practice, manage toward results, and more. Discover links to the sector's best resources for each of our action steps that provide direction where nonprofits can go from here.
Bonus resource! How Much Does It Cost to Do Good? Conversations on Nonprofit Overhead
Part 1 of a 3-part free webinar series: How media, research, and technology are changing the conversation about nonprofit overhead
When: October 11, 2016, 2 pm ET
Join us as we discuss changing the conversation about overhead. Our three guests will include:
- Jacob Harold, president and CEO of GuideStar, will discuss the role technology can play in enabling the collection and reporting of impact data as an alternate to sole reliance on overhead ratios.
- Michael Etzel, of the Bridgespan Group and an author of groundbreaking overhead analysis, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, will
discuss what researching and learning about overhead looks like.
- Ben Paynter, of Fast Company, will discuss the role the media can play in reporting overhead and how nonprofits can better engage the media to focus on more relevant metrics.
As content marketing associate, Courtney Cherico manages GuideStar's social media platforms and top-rated blog. Follow GuideStar on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date on the latest nonprofit sector news.