Nonprofit Annual Report Guide
Your Guide to Creating a Modern Nonprofit Annual Report:
An annual report is a complex beast of a project…or is it? A lot of meetings, stress, and far too many words are often put into these temporary snapshots of a nonprofit’s work. This guide breaks down these reports into an easy-to-follow guide while using the “5 W’s”: Who, What, When, Where, and Why. Taking a cue from our good friend, Simon Sinek, we’re going to start with what matters most:
- Why send an annual report?
- Who should receive your annual report?
- What do you put in an annual report?
- When should your nonprofit send its annual report?
- Where does a nonprofit’s annual report come into play?
Like any project your nonprofit takes on, an annual report should have a clear ROI and goals. Understanding the report’s mission and purpose will help you prepare a communication that dazzles while also informing readers. Whether your organization is just getting started or wrapping things up, this guide will help!
In addition, here is what you’ll learn:
- Answers to some nonprofit annual report FAQs
- Examples of nonprofit annual reports
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