Lexington SCORE is the only resource for free, dependable, nonprofit support in the State of Kentucky with a nonprofit practitioner with over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit realm.
The Thomson R. Bryant, Jr. and Betty R. Bryant Fund at Blue Grass Community Foundation is accepting applications from tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations that provide health and human services directly impacting residents of Fayette County. Funding priorities include basic human needs, housing, homelessness, health and safety, and child protective services. Successful proposals will address community needs through programs and activities that demonstrate sustainable impact and measurable outcomes. Proposals for program or organizational development support will be accepted. Maximum grant award is $10,000.
In recent years, more and more people have become interested in working for, supporting, or even starting nonprofits. If you have a strong passion for a cause and want to turn it into your life’s work, here are some things to consider before you try to start a nonprofit organization.
Starting a nonprofit doesn’t necessarily mean you can quit your day job right away, but like any small business owner, you could eventually earn enough from your nonprofit to justify a full-time salary for you and your staff.
As you put plans in place to launch your nonprofit, keep these three essential business components in mind.
For non-profits, “marketing” is almost a dreaded word. Gaining funding is necessary for doing good… but every dollar and hour spent on fundraising robs resources from the service work of the organization.