July 30, 2015

Audio: How Nonprofits Can Prepare for the Next Recession

Despite signs of increased giving since the economic downturn, the last recession gave nonprofits a strong wake-up call.

In this episode of Fundraising Fundamentals, Paul Rosenberg, a partner at the Bridgespan Group, explains steps nonprofits can take to prepare for the next economic downturn.

Organizations that map a clear strategy with specific outcomes they are trying to achieve, he says, tend to do better in recessions.


Paul Rosenberg is a partner at the Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits with strategy and leadership development. You can find the group on Twitter at @BridgespanGroup.

Tony Martignetti, a consultant, authorblogger, and host of Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio, talks with nonprofit leaders and consultants about how organizations can more effectively raise money, build better relationships with boards and supporters, and manage volunteers. Look for new installments once a month.