The Regional Access Project Foundation (RAP) incorporated in 1992 as a 501 C (3) public benefit corporation in order to address unmet needs in health, mental health and juvenile intervention for residents of eastern Riverside County through grants and technical assistance to tax exempt agencies and organizational service providers.
Sep 16, 2016
“With technology now an essential part of every organization’s operations, you can tell from an IT budget where an organization is looking in the future—is it just starting out (or starting a new venture) or is it getting ready to retire?”— Donny Shimamoto, CPA and Founder of Intraprise TechKnowledgies
Sep 8, 2016
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It’s true. Most people don’t think of data as “spicy,” or of adding any real interest. Data can be intimidating, hard to find, and seem heartless. The Need section is often the only part of a proposal where we get the chance to paint a picture of the real people in our community we will serve with the grant we are requesting.
But actual data, sprinkled sparingly in appropriate places, can be extremely effective in driving home an important point. Backing up your assertions of need with carefully selected facts demonstrates to the funder that you’ve done your homework.
Here are four best practices for sprinkling the spice of data into your foundation proposal recipes.
FASB [Financial Accounting Standards Board] issued a new accounting standard Thursday [August 18, 2016] that is designed to help not-for-profits tell their stories through their financial statements.
August is a great time to take a step back and plan ahead for year-end fundraising season. Dan Gunderman, Creative Director, at Big Duck shares why it is important to connect the season of giving to your overall organization.