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Links and Resources

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Additional links and resources related to performing a cost analysis for a nonprofit organization

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Nonprofit Cost Analysis Toolkit: Downloadable PDF version 
Download the complete Toolkit, including sample documents, for reading offline.

External Resources

20 Cost-cutting Ideas for Nonprofits (Fieldstone Alliance)

185 Cutback Strategies (Fieldstone Alliance)

25 Ways to Cut Costs (PDF) (The Nonprofit World)

Tips to Navigate Financial Crisis (Nonprofit Finance Fund)

Next In: Nonprofit Cost Analysis Toolkit

1. Determine Purpose and Scope of Analysis

2. Gather Financial Data

3. Allocate Direct Costs

4. Allocate Indirect Costs

5. Check Your Data

6. Apply This Knowledge

7. Links and Resources

8. Frequently Asked Questions

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