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Nonprofit Business Development For Enhanced Impact and Financial Sustainability - Resources
Authenticity Consulting is pleased to provide one of the world's largest collections of well-organized, practical resources about nonprofit organization and business development. The following resources are arranged in the order in which nonprofit personnel typically need them.
There are an increasing number of on-line resources about
social entrepreneurship. Links to every resource would likely
be overwhelming in scope. The following links are to a useful
range of articles in our Free Management Library.
The following link is Authenticity Consulting's extensive
annotated bibliography of resources about social entrepreneurship.
To read the bibliography, you will need a copy of the free Adobe
Acrobat Software. Download this free software.
After you've downloaded the software, the following link will
take you to the bibliography.
Whether you're starting a new nonprofit, a new program or
some other kind of new venture, there are certain considerations
that you must make. We've identified those considerations for
you and point you to useful free resources to help you make those
One you've decided to start a new nonprofit, a new program
or some other kind of new venture, the following link is to resources
that provide step-by-step instructions.
The chief executive, commonly called executive director, usually
plays a critical role in organizing the initial board of directors
and supporting them to carry out their roles. See our guidelines
We're experts at nonprofit organization development and change.
Authenticity Consulting, LLC, co-founder, Carter McNamara, MBA,
PhD, is one of the top experts in the country
(see About Authenticity Consulting, LLC).
To view resources about organization development
and change, see:
To learn more about the profession of organization development (OD), see the OD Library developed by Carter. It's one of the world's largest collections of well-organized, free, resources about organization development and change.
One of the most useful learnings that nonprofits can take from the world of for-profits is successful business and strategic planning. The following links provide complete guidelines and samples for both types of planning.
Obviously, nonprofits count on their programs to deliver services to their clientele. Yet, it's amazing how little information there is available about starting a program! We provide complete guidelines for you to design and market your program. We also provide extensive resources about further marketing your program, including advertising, promoting, selling services, and maintaining strong public relations.
Once you've got a good sense about what you need to implement
your strategic plan and your programs, then you have a good depiction
of your financial needs. Now's a good time to understand
Nonprofits and for-profits have almost the same needs when staffing their organizations. See our:
Whether you're starting a new nonprofit or program or operating
a current nonprofit or program, you must know how to manage your
finances. See our
Program evaluation can be conducted to assess and conclude
the quality of a program's processes, progress toward reaching
goals, impact on clients, etc. See our
You'd pay $1,000's to gain the materials and learning that we provide you in our courses -- for FREE!
Complete lists to all organizations involved in all aspects of social entrepreneurship become almost unmanageable. The following are links to key organizations, which themselves provide links to other organizations and materials.
This is one of the world's largest, on-line collection of
well-organized resources for nonprofits. We're happy to bring
it to you!
In the npEnterprise Forum, we discuss practical ways that
nonprofits can enhance their organizational capacity, mission
impact and financial sustainability through business development.
The Forum is co-moderated by Authenticity Consulting and Rolfe
Here is a link to 100's of groups, etc., about all aspects