College for Professional Studies
School of Management
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
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
© F. Guillaume
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Guillaume, F. Gabriel, "Overcoming a Deficit During a Time of Change: Improving the Community Resource Center's Financial and Strategic Planning" (2006). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 147.