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Charity overheads

The road beyond non-profit overhead

Ken Berger 10 March 2014

Last summer I co-signed a letter to the donors of America called the ‘Overhead Myth Letter.’ The letter has gotten a fair amount of attention within the US non-profit sector (at least among the 1% …

Impact vs overhead

2 Andrew Watt 30 July 2013

Talk to almost any donor about what’s important when they give, and the answer will be impact, change and positive outcomes. Donors want to know that they’re making a difference – that with their chosen …

Better than we thought?

Andrew Watt 21 September 2012

Have you seen the new study from research firm Grey Matter about how Americans perceive charity overhead costs? Participants were asked what level of overhead costs should be considered ‘reasonable’ and then how much they …