The Importance of Charity “Overhead”

First things first, what is “overhead” and what does it include? Normally, it is a loosely used term which encompasses all or some of the following categories: • Indirect costs (all non-program costs) • Back office costs including the accounting department, Human Resources, IT and the administrators of the charity • Rent/utilities • Fundraising For … Continue reading The Importance of Charity “Overhead”

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How to be a Smart Donor

Steps: Make an annual giving plan and identify a cause or causes you and/or your family would like to support.  This allows you to stay within budget and be proactive in your choice of charities - instead of reactive to an organization’s campaign (which may not perfectly align with your philanthropic interests). Do research to … Continue reading How to be a Smart Donor