Friday Link Round Up–Earned Income

by Michele Martin on October 24, 2014

As grant funding sources dry up, many CILs are looking to earned income opportunities as a way to bring in new revenues and improve the sustainability of programs and services. This week we are sharing some resources on “earned income”–revenue you generate by selling products or services through your CIL.

Fundraising Guide to Earned Income–A brief tip sheet with pros/cons and some good first steps.

Earning Income, Serving the Community: Guidance for Building A Social Enterprise–A description of the important steps nonprofit organizations should follow when creating enterprises to boost their income.

Earned Income for the Nonprofit Sector (PPTX)–An excellent PowerPoint on earned income, including IRS descriptions and important steps to take.

Power Your Mission: A Guide to Social Enterprise (PDF)–Includes case studies and links to tools and templates to use in planning.

Nonprofit Earned Income Strategies: Where to Start? (PDF)–Includes some key questions your CIL needs to ask in determining your current capacity to pursue earned income opportunities.



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