Big-Bang Changemaking: Is There a "Post-Fundraising" World Out There?

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Fundraising is an essential component for all nonprofits. This presentation examines some of the innovative funding approaches some nonprofits are currently using.

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Big-Bang Changemaking: Is There a "Post-Fundraising" World Out There?

  1. 1. BIG-BANG CHANGEMAKING IS THERE A “POST-FUNDRAISING” WORLD OUT THERE? <ul><li>Steve Goldberg </li></ul><ul><li>Author, Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: </li></ul><ul><li>Why Philanthropy Doesn’t Advance Social Progress </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.billionsofdrops.com </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Best & Worst of Nonprofit Times <ul><li>$308 billion donated in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Incredible social innovation </li></ul><ul><li>The Obama Administration understands social entrepreneurship & national service </li></ul><ul><li>The bad economy is killing nonprofits! </li></ul><ul><li>The very best social enterprises aren’t moving the needle of social change </li></ul>
  3. 3. Moving the Needle? FOCUS SERVED PER YEAR TOTAL NEED (MILLIONS) % OF NEED SERVED BELL Out-of-School Time 8,000 10,800,000 0.07% COLLEGE SUMMIT College Access 1,300 200,000 0.65% JUMPSTART School Readiness 13,000 3,300,000 0.39% RAISING A READER Infants to 5-year olds 200,000 10,100,000 1.98% TEACH FOR AMERICA “ Educational Inequity” 425,000 13,000,000 3.30% YEAR UP “ Disconnected Youth” 350 3,800,000 0.09%
  4. 4. Fundraising Recipe <ul><li>Build great relationships with lots & lots of civic-minded people and/or a few really rich civic-minded people </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them really compelling stories about what you’re trying to do </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat over and over and over again forever ... </li></ul>
  5. 5. Limits of Fundraising <ul><li>Incredibly time-consuming (which often leads to burnout) </li></ul><ul><li>Often doesn’t raise enough money </li></ul><ul><li>Can be short-term with lots of strings attached </li></ul><ul><li>Great for funding innovative start-ups; not so great for advancing social progress </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ American Dream Scorecard” BETTER SAME OR MIXED WORSE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY & SECURITY <ul><li>FAMILY INCOME </li></ul><ul><li>HOME OWNERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>INCOME GAP BY RACE </li></ul><ul><li>OVERALL POVERTY RATE </li></ul><ul><li>CHILD POVERTY RATE </li></ul><ul><li>DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH </li></ul><ul><li>AVE. OF NET ASSETS </li></ul><ul><li>READINESS FOR RETIREMENT </li></ul><ul><li>HOME OWNERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>ECONOMIC MOBILITY </li></ul>EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY & ACHIEVEMENT ACCESS TO COLLEGE ACADEMIC SKILLS <ul><li>GRADUATION RATES FROM PUBLIC SCHOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>STANDARDIZED ACHIEVEMENT TEST SCORES </li></ul><ul><li>MATH & SCIENCE SKILLS (COMPARED TO OTHER COUNTRIES) </li></ul><ul><li>COLLEGE COMPLETION (BY INCOME LEVEL) </li></ul><ul><li>COLLEGE MATRICULATION (COMPARED TO OTHER COUNTRIES) </li></ul>PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY <ul><li>INFANT MORTALITY </li></ul><ul><li>LIFE EXPECTANCY </li></ul><ul><li>SMOKING RATE </li></ul><ul><li>TEEN PARENTING RATES </li></ul><ul><li>ILLICIT DRUG USE </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH INSURANCE </li></ul><ul><li>CHILDREN LIVING WITH TWO PARENTS </li></ul><ul><li>ASTHMA RATES </li></ul><ul><li>OBESITY RATES </li></ul><ul><li>POPULATION IN PRISON </li></ul><ul><li>VIOLENT CRIME </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fragmentation Happens <ul><li>Business financing is performance-based, so strong companies raise more money than weak companies </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit fundraising isn’t; donors don’t know who can make best use of funding </li></ul><ul><li>So philanthropists reduce the risk of donating to weak nonprofits by giving small donations to more organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Result: money is spread too thin; relentless fundraising; reduced social impact </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Long Tail
  9. 10. Venture Funding BUSINESS NONPROFIT START-UP FRIENDS & FAMILIES; SEED FRIENDS & FAMILIES; SEED MID-LIFE VENTURE CAPITAL VENTURE PHILANTHROPY LATE-STAGE GROWTH CAPITAL ???
  10. 11. “ Impact Index” (“IMPEX”) <ul><li>VIRTUAL NONPROFIT STOCK MARKET </li></ul><ul><li>WHICH NONPROFITS ARE LIKELY TO HAVE THE MOST IMPACT? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Questions? Thanks!

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