Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Nonprofits & The Economy Survey: South Palm Beach County Results

688

Published on

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, in partnership with Allegany Franciscan Ministries, conducted the 2nd Annual Nonprofit Survey to gather data regarding the needs in the …

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, in partnership with Allegany Franciscan Ministries, conducted the 2nd Annual Nonprofit Survey to gather data regarding the needs in the community, the state of nonprofits and how best funders could be of assistance. Respondents were asked about their current challenges, the impact the economic downturn has had on the services they offer and their most pressing funding needs. Here are the results with a special focus on South Palm Beach County.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
688
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Nonprofits & The Economy 2nd Annual Survey 2010
    Understanding our community
    South Palm Beach County Perspective
  • 2.
    • Tax-exempt, 501 (c )(3) public charity More than 250funds
    • 3. Supported by hundreds of donors
    • 4. $100 million in total assets
    • 5. Last year awarded nearly $9 million in grants and scholarships
    • 6. Cumulative grants of nearly $81 million
  • Allegany Franciscan Minstries
    A non-profit Catholic organization focused on improving the overall health status of individuals
    Guided by the tradition and vision of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, provides grants to organizations in three regions of Florida
  • 7. Nationwide Trends in Responding
    • Typical Cost-cutting Measures
    • 8. Limiting travel
    • 9. Eliminating employer contributions to health insurance, retirement
    • 10. Eliminating professional development options
    • 11. Enforced furloughs, job sharing, reduction from full-time to part-time
    • 12. Cutting salaries
    • 13. Across-the-board budget cuts
    The New-New Thing:
    Strategic planning
    became even more essential
  • 14. Nationwide Trends in Responding
    Governance Front & Center
    Board members becoming activated on issues of policy & practice
    The Dreaded 990s
    Environment of increased public scrutiny and concern with education and communication
    Conflict of interest, whistle blower policies, compensation
    Exec., audit and investment committees became more active, emphasis on oversight & fiscal responsibility
  • 15. Local Perspective: 2nd Annual Nonprofits and the Economy Survey
    Pulse of the nonprofit community
    367 (28)responses representing:
    21,704 full-time staff members (611)
    5,796 part-time staff members (146)
    4,437 Board members (282)
    49,911 Volunteers (1,715)
    Average years operating: 30 (18)
  • 16. The Respondents
  • 17. Challenges
  • 18. What We Found: Challenges
    Similar results as last year & for South Palm Beach County
  • 19. What We Found: Challenges
    • Funding for operating expenses emerged as a top priority for organizations in light of increase of demand for service.
    • 20. 75% felt some degree of vulnerability and 2% noted that the organization would cease operations if the economy did not improve soon.
    “Our entire population has critical needs, as we serve the working poor. Our population has always been poor. In this economy, our patients are not finding work. Families are experiencing severe difficulties covering their most basic expenses.”
    -Boynton Beach
  • 21. Areas of Highest Need
    • Majority of the population has been affected in light of the economic downturn.
    • 22. Many of most vulnerable are newly affected (children, low to mid income families, elderly, jobless, etc.) and people are facing difficulties in many areas (education, unemployment, housing, healthcare, hunger).
    “People need jobs. If they don't work they can't pay their bills, are being evicted and facing homelessness. People are emotional and stressed as so many have never been in this situation and in the past were able to provide for their families…”
    - Boca Raton
  • 23. What We Found: Capital Campaigns
    54 respondents currently undertaking a capital campaign.
    Avg. goals: $7 million+
    42% of funds have been acquired ($87.7 million)
    34 respondents are postponing plans to launch a capital campaign.
    South Palm Beach
    One organization
    Stalled campaign due to economy
    $80 Million increase over last year
  • 24. What We Found: Organizational Actions
  • 25. What We Found: Organizational Actions
    • Continuing to cut expenses and increase fundraising activities.
    • 26. South PBC- Equal increase and decrease in demand for services
    • 27. New trend: more organizations reported they are collaborating with other nonprofits.
    • 28. 40% of respondents reported experiencing negative cash flow in the past 12 months (a 15% increase over last year’s results) and 30% of those attributed the need to borrow money due to unmet fundraising goals.
    “Our strategic planning consultant determined that staff is "red-lined". We cannot afford to hire more staff to relieve our current staff. Our Board has frozen salaries and stopped employer 401K contributions. Staff is overworked and very underpaid.”
    -Boynton Beach
  • 29. Other findings
    TOP FOUR AREAS OF INTEREST
    LARGEST DECREASE IN FUNDING MIX
    • Building endowment (higher rate in South PB County)
    • 30. Increasing volunteer opportunities
    • 31. Undertaking collaborative fundraising efforts
    • 32. Many respondents also expressed an interest in the “greening” of business operation.
    • 33. Foundation grants
    • 34. Individual contributions
    • 35. Corporate donations
  • What We Found: Endowments Suffered
  • 36. Suggestions to Funders in addition to Giving
    Nonprofits repeatedly noted the need for operational support and assistance in establishing partnerships.
    Many also indicated the need for training and advocacy on behalf of the nonprofit sector.
    “Facilitate collaborations and mergers among and between nonprofit providers of essential quality of life services.”
    -Delray Beach
  • 37. Positive Impact
    Respondents were asked to share some good news in this year’s survey. Respondents praised:
    The dedication of staff and volunteers
    Increased partnerships
    Improved business operations
    “The good news is that we have had to approach our programs very methodically to ensure we can develop sustained funding streams. This has led to the development of business systems that streamline processes and allow us to serve more people with less overhead than traditional providers.”
    -Boca Raton
  • 38. Good News
  • 39. National Outlook
    • Some states revoking charities’ tax exemptions
    • 40. Public entities looking at taxing nonprofits for new, public sources of revenue
    • 41. Private/nonprofit partnership as new models
    • 42. Mergers and acquisitions
    • 43. Increased use of technology
    • 44. Some shifts toward eligibility to enable operational support as a foundation funding priority
    • 45. Giving is down but donors remain engaged in 2010
  • The Future Outlook: Local View
    • Leveraging is key to meeting critical needs
    • 46. Restructuring: Tough choices ahead: consolidate, collaborate, merge or exit
    • 47. Necessity of increased cost efficiencies
    • 48. Technology/social media as an enabler
    • 49. Best guess: Funding is going to continue to be constrained and highly competitive
  • Your Insights
    Your feedback is appreciated! Share your suggestions, comments and insights at www.yourpbc.org/economy
    Sign up for Community Foundation E-News on our website to receive announcements on future funding and collaboration/training opportunities.
  • 50. To learn more:
    www.yourcommunityfoundation.org/economy
    and sign up for our e-news list!

×