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Non-Profit Surveys – QNotes

InFocus: Non-Profits — 2014 Community Assessment Survey

A review of area non-profit organizations and their financial health and their works

Local and regional LGBT non-profits have experienced mostly positive growth in revenue and community support over the past several years, according to data reviewed in qnotes’ fifth annual Community Assessment Survey.

Growth for most local LGBT organizations, challenge for some

InFocus: Non-Profits — Year-over-year data suggests strong local non-profit community

Local and regional LGBT non-profits have experienced mostly positive growth in revenue and community support over the past several years, according to data reviewed in qnotes’ fifth annual Community Assessment Survey.

Local major donors favor both national and local groups

InFocus: Non-Profits — Survey of ten groups shows local and national giving nearly evenly split

A first-ever representative survey of 10 LGBT non-profits with donors in the Charlotte area reveals a new picture of the local major donor community.

Time Out Youth: It’s all for the kids

InFocus: Non-Profits — Time Out Youth Center leads the Queen City in services for LGBT youth

Time Out Youth Center, a Charlotte organization offering direct services and support to LGBT youth, is among one of the strongest-performing non-profit groups in qnotes’ 2014 Community Assessment Survey, an annual review of local and regional organizations’ financial and tax filings.

LGBT center, other orgs navigate challenging year

InFocus: Non-Profits — Center moving forward with re-prioritized goals

Leaders with the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte and other local organizations have faced a challenging year — staring down controversy, financial woes, compliance issues and more.

Context and takeaway: Funding the local movement

Editor's Note

For non-profit groups, one of the keys to success, among many others, is its fundraising ability. Most non-profits cannot thrive, and many will not survive, without the possibility of increased funds, donor strength and, more importantly, a diversity of revenue streams.

Survey shows fundraising diversity, strength among local LGBT non-profits

Fourth annual Community Assessment Survey gauges support received by LGBT community organizations

Local and regional LGBT non-profit organizations are showing strength in their fundraising efforts and diversity in the sources of their revenue, even as low numbers of community members are actively donating, according to data reported in QNotes’ fourth annual Community Assessment Survey.

InFocus: 2012 Community Assessment Survey

QNotes publishes its annual survey of community non-profit organizations’ budgets, strengths, needs and concerns. In a show of community-wide transparency and accountability, nearly every organization queried for the project opted to participate in the annual survey.

Organizations defy call for transparency

Nine of 16 groups targeted for participation in annual survey decline

For a second year, QNotes is reporting on the financial health and well-being of a host of community non-profit organizations. The data and other information has been collected from the paper’s second annual Community Assessment Survey, a tool designed to gauge community organizations’ financial health and measure their commitment to transparency. This year’s survey responses, however, are less than appealing — more than half of the groups asked to participate declined.

InFocus: community non-profits

Throughout spring, qnotes sent requests for 990s (the tax returns non-profit groups submit to the IRS each year) and our first-ever Community Assessment Survey to 22 LGBT organizations, ASOs and Pride festivals across the Carolinas. In the May 15 print issue, qnotes takes an in-depth look at LGBT community organizations across the Carolinas with the …