Make Your Nonprofit Financially Sustainable

| December 5, 2018

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You know that delivering on your organization’s mission over time requires financial resources. The alternative is not pretty no money, no mission, as it is said. As a board member, one of the most important components of your governance role is to ensure that the finances of the nonprofit you help oversee are sustainable. But what does that really mean; in other words, what does a board member need to do to, on a day-to-day or board meeting-to-board meeting basis to ensure that goal is met? There exists some people who are able to read regular financial reports and intuit or “see” what is happening inside an organization.

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PeakCare Queensland

Staying true to the original intentions of providing an independent and impartial voice able to represent and promote matters of interest to the non-government sector, PeakCare remains a not-for-profit organisation with a membership base consisting of non-government organisations involved in the delivery of child protection, out-of-home care and related services. A network of supporters made up of individuals and other entities with an interest in child protection also subscribe to PeakCare.

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