Monday, October 04, 2004
onPhilanthropy - In-kind Donations for Nonprofits
onPhilanthropy - In-kind Donations for Nonprofits: "Corporations are usually more willing to donate products and services than hard cash to nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits, however, are generally less keen to receive their donations in kind, because they fear getting the wrong products at the wrong times. Yet our research suggests that carefully managed in-kind donations can do a lot to help nonprofits � especially international relief organizations � narrow the gap between their aims and their resources. The trick is to create long-term partnerships between nonprofits and donor companies and to make the benefits for both sides explicit. This approach gives nonprofits more control over "