Jitasa Nonprofit Blog

Marketing Your Nonprofit: How and Why You Should Be Doing It

A business that isn’t primarily interested in making a profit may not think about the need for marketing. Businesses that offer consumer products often engage in a variety of advertising campaigns and techniques because their livelihood depends upon their ability to make sales. A nonprofit, however, is focused on carrying...

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Raising Dollars for Your Nonprofit Startup

Nonprofit organizations often struggle with funding, especially as they begin. A noble purpose doesn’t guarantee dollars, and for new business owners, this can be a tough learning curve. Nonprofits must file for tax exempt status, which itself costs money--and then they’re subject to the will (and donations) of the public...

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Four Reasons Outsourced Accounting Is Good for Your Nonprofit Startup

Nonprofit organizations have a unique set of needs overall, and nowhere is this truer than in the realm of accounting. For nonprofit startups, this arena is even more specialized, and often neglected between the balancing act required of most startups and most nonprofits. If you’re new to the nonprofit game...

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Going Green: Lessening Your Impact By Taking Your Nonprofit Paperless

With the revelation of a growing mass of plastic taking up precious ocean, even drinking straws are coming under fire for their waste generation. And, while plastic appears to be more environmentally harmful than paper, every little bit counts. Whether your nonprofit deals in the environment or not, going paperless...

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Know the Difference: Nonprofit Accounting vs Nonprofit Bookkeeping

You may often hear the term “nonprofit accountant” and “nonprofit bookkeeper” used interchangeably--while you can probably discern meaning from either, there is a time and a place for each. Though context can offer clues regarding which term is actually meant, many people may not even know that there is a...

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