Is NANOE Legitimate? Despite universal praise from donors, foundations, executives, volunteers and board members celebrating NANOE’s alternative to nonprofit dysfunction, the question – Is NANOE Legitimate – continues to be raised by National Networks, State Associations, For-Profit Consultancies and Industry Media Outlets. Why? The answer is simple – NANOE’s founders are messing with everybody’s money.
Jimmy LaRose Charity Champion is the title I came up with for an article after experiencing LaRose’s keynote address at NANOE’s 2019 Board of Governors’ Convention & Expo titled Overcoming the House of Org. Granted, I’d already read his industry best-selling book RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY but was astonished by his onstage charisma and the brazen way he confronted the outdated practices and broken leadership that’s rampant throughout the nonprofit sector!
Read below a word-for-word transcript shared by Black Live Matter’s Co-Founder, Patrisse Cullors and activist Nikkita Oliver’s frustration with the IRS Form 990’s transparency requirements. Cullors and Oliver roped the United Way and ACLU (ON VIDEO) into a white supremacy racist attack against black-women-led organizations. They insist that 990 accountability has been weaponized against charities. Here’s the transcript and video: Nikkta Oliver: Here’s my first question. Have a new set of [Form 990] standards been […]
Bishop Redfern II asks the question, "Does Vu Le Hate Donors? Is Community-Centric Fundraising innovative or insipid?" Community-Centric Fundraising is a fundraising model that is grounded in equity and social justice. We prioritize the entire community over individual organizations, foster a sense of belonging and interdependence, present our work not as individual transactions but holistically, and encourage mutual support between nonprofits. ~ Vu Le
If you set aside the word salad (interdependence, holistically, mutual support, etc.) your still stuck with the red flags of equity, social justice, community vs. individual, etc. The discerning reader knows exactly where this headed.