VIDEO: How Nonprofits Miss Out by Focusing on Dollars

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07.11.2011By

Epic Change’s CEO and co-founder Stacey Monk spoke at the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference in June about the importance of nonprofits looking beyond simply raising money with social media. Monk, having just captivated the event’s opening session with an emotional talk about the life-changing circumstances that lead her to abandon a corporate career and start a nonprofit, said generating love does a greater good for nonprofits in the long run than if they focus too much on raising money.

Are nonprofits too focused on raising money? Let us know what you think.

  • Completely Agree! Sadly so many non-profit organizations focus too much on the amount of money raised vs. building long-term relationships with businesses. Yes, money is a necessity for non-profits to provide value to their local community but there’s more than one way a business can help support an organization: Volunteering, cross-promotion, interactive campaigns via social media networks and others…

  • Completely Agree! Sadly so many non-profit organizations focusu00a0too much on the amount of money raised vs. building long-term relationships with businesses. Yes, money is a necessity for non-profits to provide value to their local community but thereu2019s more than one way a business can help support an organization: Volunteering, cross-promotion, interactive campaigns via social media networks and othersu2026

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