Donors today are increasingly sensitive about who they donate their hard money to. Donors treat their charitable giving like an investment, and just like any financial investment they expect a return on that investment. For nonprofits, that means having the ability to report on outcomes and demonstrate that their organization is sustainable.
If your organization isn’t already being asked the kind of metrics the Sustainability Scorecard provides, it will soon.
Watch this interview with Jamie Levy, a faculty member at the IU Center on Philanthropy, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and The Fund Raising School, where he explains why nonprofit should care about achieving sustainability.