Hello 2019! With a new year comes a fresh start – an opportunity to set financial and organizational goals. What’s better than starting with a clean slate? For next year, I encourage YOU, a change-making social impact leader to focus on financial sustainability.
Think about it from another perspective. Your benefactors are supporting your mission today, and in their eyes, to infinity and beyond. It’s vital to leverage every single dollar your organization brings in and become true stewards of the resources you already have. A monumental task? Yes, it is! Highly detail oriented? You better be! A long-term outlook? Time to adopt one! In the spirit of supporting your sustainability, here are 5 New Year’s resolutions for leaders of sustainable organizations:
Our team at Blue Fox provides customized, boutique financial and back office services for social impact organizations. Services range from standard bookkeeping and payroll services, to coaching and consulting, to full-blown virtual CFO services. Our mission is to disrupt the traditional accounting model through technology, innovation, and a radically client-focused approach that truly empowers nonprofits and social enterprises. For more information call (321) 233-3311, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit www.YourBlueFox.com.
Author: Founder & CEO, the Original Blue Fox, Chantal Sheehan, MS, CFP(r)
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