By Lisa Lawrence
It is a privilege to join my colleagues and past Bradco High Desert Report article submitters Vici Nagel and Debbie A. Cannon, in discussing the current status and future outlook for nonprofit organizations in the High Desert region and the important connections with the business community.
So what are we facing? The National Council of Nonprofits says, “The top three trends for charitable nonprofits will continue to be: limited resources, increased demands on nonprofits, stemming from increased needs in communities; and the growing awareness that every nonprofit and board member needs to be an active, vocal advocate for his/her nonprofit’s mission.”
The national trend is magnified in our High Desert area. The issue of an underfunded Inland Empire region has been widely discussed over the past few years, particularly as it relates to foundation dollars coming into our area.… Read the full article