Mythbusting in the Charitable Landscape

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Mythbusting in the Charitable Landscape

Part 1: Transaction Fees and Related Stuff
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 2:30pm

Everyone talks about the transformative power of social enterprise – and they should. What doesn’t attract as much attention is the unglamorous but very necessary administrative side of the charitable world. In this blog series, we’re going to shed light on some rarely discussed challenges facing charities: the costs of donation processing, tax receipting, and the myth that 100% of your donation goes to the charity.


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Andrew Wedderburn
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