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Why Your Charity Can't Raise Money v2

by Andrae Bailey
CEO, Change Everything / Co-Founder, The Collective

The nonprofit sector of the American economy has never been larger than it is today. There is a nonprofit corporation to serve every cause. And often, there are dozens or even hundreds of organizations addressing the same issue.

But if there is one thing that all nonprofits have in common it is their common need for money. Every nonprofit I have ever seen needs more money than it has in order to pursue the lofty goals it has established for itself.

Why is it then that few nonprofits seem capable of raising the financial support they need to do their work? Why is it that nonprofits have such a hard time adequately funding their work? There are five main reasons.

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