The Urban Institute and the National Council of Nonprofits have documented the continuing grant and contract problems faced by nonprofits in dealing with local, state, and federal governments. Problems of late payments, inadequate indirect and administrative costs, and less than full compensation for the cost of service delivery still plague nonprofits across the nation, but the Council of Nonprofits has ideas about how to turn the tide and fix this persistent problem.
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“Civic leaders and funders are increasingly exploring the potential for technology to promote healthy, vibrant communities. Though activity and investment in civic tech has grown over time, a lack of insights and common terminology for describing the full spectrum of efforts in the space has...
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Cohen on the WaPo Diversion Series
Rick Cohen | 14 November, 2013
The Washington Post’s “Asset Diversions” database needs to be understood for what it is, a grouping of problems that resulted ...
Rick Cohen | 7 November, 2013
The Washington Post’s investigative report on nonprofits citing diversions of assets has deservedly received much attention. The challenge ...
Rick Cohen | 31 October, 2013
Sometimes organizations perpetrate fraud, sometimes they are victims. In the Washington Post’s investigative report on “diversions” of nonprofit assets, the ...
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