Fair market valuation for most products is pretty straight forward. Where nonprofits tend to experience vertigo is with donated pharmaceuticals. Why are they more complicated?
Very few organizations with an aid distribution program feel confident in how they approach the valuation of gifts in kind. In this article I focus on what is known, understood, and foundational to fair market value so that nonprofits can gain confidence in their approach to valuing their donated goods.
When I read a story or hear about a nonprofit in extremis, I wonder if the leadership has been asleep at the wheel. Did no one see the signs? Why did they not point these things out to each other? What were they (or were they not) talking about at board meetings?
Despite our best efforts, crises will occur. Some may be small and manageable and call for a minimum amount of attention. Others may be more serious and threatening to the organization, its management, or employees or the population served by that organization. No matter what the range and scope of the crisis, the most important […]
We’re pleased to let you know that Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits, by Julia Campbell, has just been released. It is available on Amazon in both paperback version and Kindle version (including Kindle Unlimited). Storytelling is the most effective way for nonprofits to to grow support and to keep donors engaged. It’s all about […]
Storytelling is the most effective way for nonprofits to to grow support and to keep donors engaged.
Darin Martin first came to my attention in April, 2017 when he contributed an excellent blog post, Aid Distribution Programs: Good for Nonprofits, Donors, and the Poor and then, in May, 2017, his follow-on post, How Nonprofits Can Avoid Reinventing the Square Wheel. Both posts show how nonprofits that distribute aid can leverage their effectiveness several times over […]
When it comes to helping those in need, charities should strive for efficiency and effectiveness, which is why many charities have an Aid Distribution Program.
Nashville, TN (April 28, 2017) — CharityChannel Press, the publishing project of the CharityChannel professional community, has just published a book for churches and faith-based organizations needing to raise money, including annual operating support as well as capital and endowment funds for building and maintenance. Fundraising for Churches: 12 Keys to Success Every Church Leader […]
What if a charity could put money to use in a way where every $1 spent produced $100 worth of impact? Enter: Aid Distribution Programs.