Jitasa Nonprofit Blog

No Such Thing As Black and White: Nonprofits and Advocacy

Very often, nonprofit organizations tow the line. They operate neither here nor there, occupying some sort of grey area in between. For many both in and out of the nonprofit world, the question of advocacy can be a bit confusing, in part because many nonprofits seek to make social change....

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Social accounting: what is it and why does it matter?

When we hear the word accounting, we conjure up all sorts of things. Books filled with numbers, calculators, software, the idea of accountability. If you’re working as part of a nonprofit, you may think of the differences between nonprofit accounting and more traditional business accounting. It might stress you out...

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How to Survive a Cash Flow Catastrophe

Money can be tight for nonprofits, particularly in times of emergency. While your nonprofit accountant should be able to help you establish a contingency fund, occasionally things happen that are beyond our control. If this happens to your organization, it can be easy to jump to worst case scenario. But,...

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Operating Outside of Supply and Demand

When we think about business, we are often hung up on the traditional method of supply and demand to which we’ve become accustomed--big box stores that make purchasing and staffing decisions based on what heads out the door. In the nonprofit world, things aren’t so simple. They’re filling a need...

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Selling Your Nonprofit By Telling Your Story

In the nonprofit world, your future relies upon your ability to secure funding. Through grants and both large and small scale donations, nonprofits are able to operate year round. But securing these sources of funding is not always easy, and there’s a fair amount of competition. For many, the key...

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