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Charity Overhead

Nonprofit Overhead Doesn't Matter. Except When It Does.

Brady Josephson | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Nonprofits need to make their donors feel like they are changing the world. One of the main reasons people don't give is because of futility. They don't feel that their donation will make a difference.

Charity Navigator's Focus on Results Isn't a Slam Dunk

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tiziana Dearing

Charity Navigator, a web site that provides potential donors with a way to evaluate in which nonprofits to invest, has announced a shift in how it will evaluate nonprofits itself. Some nonprofits are up in arms over whether such reporting will be fair and sufficiently nuanced.

First State Passes Law To Punish Charities That Spend Too Much On Overhead

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

SALEM, Ore. -- State officials and nonprofit leaders believe Oregon is the first state in the nation to pass a charity law that punishes nonprofits th...

How a TED Talk Destroyed the Charity Overhead Myth

Trevor Neilson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

Overhead ratios are attractive to those looking for a quick uninformed analysis of non-profits because they are simple. It's much harder to measure sustained results.

REPORT: This State Lost HALF Of Donations To Overhead

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A report released Thursday reminds Californians to pay attention to their charitable giving this holiday season. The study by t...