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Mastering the Nonprofit Business Model: Fee for Service

November 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This webinar is part of a course offered by the Nonprofit Quarterly. Visit their website for full details and to register.

Guest Faculty, Kate Barr of Propel Nonprofits, guides participants through the realities of starting and maintaining a fee-for service business line(s) in a nonprofit organization. She emphasizes the need to be market-aware while also centering the primacy of advancing the organization’s mission.

Each 90-minute session in the series explores the unique qualities and nuances of  the core funding type in a nonprofit business model:

DYNAMICS: key definitions and structural realities of the funding type.

CAPITAL: how the funding type draws on and contributes to various forms of organizational capital.

INFRASTRUCTURE: what staffing, systems, and other forms of organizational infrastructure are essential to managing this funding type well.

LEADERSHIP: the skills and mindsets necessary among executive leadership and board members to develop and sustain this kind of funding.

CULTURE: the impact on organizational culture when this funding type is one of an organization’s primary funding streams.

METRICS: typical ways of measuring and reporting on effectiveness with this  funding type.

DIVERSIFICATION: how to think about evolving an organization’s business model to include this funding type.