Financial Restrictions and "The Overhead Myth"

Did you know that 75% of all U.S. foundation grant making is restricted?

This is because many wealthy donors restrict their contributions from being used to cover "indirect costs," preferring that their gift is put directly toward the funding of a project.

The "indirect costs" of a non-profit organization can include anything from paying salaries to training staff to maintenancing buildings and equipment.  These are the overhead costs that come with operating any organization.

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Engage has everyone talking.

There are many advantages of using Engage for caging and program fulfillment. 
Engage’s suite of services enable small organizations to focus more on program outreach to citizens.  Engage manages and accounts for the processing of petitions and surveys, providing its clients digital copies with a list of signers.  Because of this, I am personally able to deliver thousands of petitions signed by the American people to members of Congress.
Without Engage, the cost of program fulfillment for small organizations might otherwise be prohibitive.
                                                                                                    — Rosalie J. Wyatt, Director, Decide America

They like you. They really like you!

I always love having a client come in to help open their mail. Because my clients are always shocked by how many positive notes they receive. Most of our clients are convinced that their donors don’t like them. But by far the most common comments we see in the mail is “thank you” … “God Bless You” … and “keep up the good work.”

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