A request reaches your desk from a new nonprofit. You’re interested, but wisely cautious. How might you learn more about them?
Information on Individual Nonprofits
Besides studying the request you received, these five steps will help you to form an opinion about the wisdom on investing in a specific nonprofit. While bad players are definitely out there, the majority of nonprofits that seek your support come with good intentions. Do your homework and invest with confidence.
Before founding her firm, Karen Eber Davis developed the Sarasota County Community Development Block Grant Program. Under her leadership, this infant program received the National Association of Counties National Affordable Housing Award for the Down Payment Assistance Program. To date, the program helped over 1,800 families realize their dreams of homeownership. She also worked with the City of Ft. Lauderdale and the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, where she developed the division’s first audit program. In an earlier position at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tampa, she organized senior, youth, and children groups plus family activities. Her youth staffing work with the Florida Synod of the Lutheran Church in America supported youth ministries in 120 congregations in Florida.
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