First Advisor

Jennings, Gordon

Second Advisor

Westover, Terry

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Management

School

School of Management

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

84 pages

Abstract

The Community Resource Center (CRC) is a 25 year old nonprofit organization providing capacity building services to nonprofits throughout Colorado. Amidst a changing nonprofit sector, CRC has experienced a significant excess of expenses over revenue. The purpose of this paper is to understand why this financial decline has taken place and use an action research method to identify a series of possible solutions designed to strengthen CRC's organizational and financial management. Through analysis of data collected from CRC's staff, Board, and clients, recommendations have been developed. Improved pricing systems, improved financial awareness of the staff and Board, and a plan to bring new revenue sources aimed at altering internal systems have been suggested to overcome CRC's financial decline.

Date of Award

Spring 2006

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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