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Full Costs for the Social Sector

Post date: 
November 28th, 2017
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Topic: 
Nonprofits
Article Source: 
Nonprofit Finance Fund

What if your employer said you could use your paycheck to cover clothes you wear to work, but not for rent on your apartment? On a lunchbox but not on the pots and pans you use to cook dinner?  Many nonprofits regularly face restrictions like these in their funding. Too often, lines are still drawn between the costs directly attributable to, for example, delivering meals or adding beds in a homeless shelter, versus basic business costs like staff payroll, office rent, and heat – not to mention the need to innovate and adapt to changes in community needs and operating environments.

Link to article: 
http://www.nff.org/story/full-costs-social-sector

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