This study looks at the impact of the declining economic climate on the not-for-profit sector. "As more resources are focused on immediate, short-term requirements, it is a greater challenge to persuade funders of the merits of supporting longer-term, transformative initiatives. The old adage applies – deal with the snapping alligators that surround you before you turn your attention to clearing out the swamp..."
This study analyses the potential benefits in collaborative working within the not-for-profit sector. Today, it seems likely that donors will be more determined than ever to ensure their hard earned money is being spent wisely, efficiently and appropriately. Donors will be interested in ensuring that more cents in their euro goes to those they want to help, and fewer go to the support the, albeit very necessary, infrastructure through which services are provided.