Meeting with experts, in my case, individuals who led not for profit organizations, allows start-ups to gain a deep understanding of the landscape. Early in my work, I was also certain that this group would be an easy win. They would share wisdom, I would share new ideas, and we would both walk away with renewed energy for making the world a better place. To my surprise, the recurring theme that I heard from Experts in the Field was: there are too many nonprofits. It was repeated like a mantra at the start of each and every meeting I had.
Before I had time to pitch my idea, to hear their wisdom or to drop some innovation of my own, it would begin: "I'm sure that this is a very good idea but you really should know: there are just too many nonprofits already. A crowded field pushes organizations to be better, faster, stronger, and more disciplined.
I was confused by the message that there were already too many nonprofits and that, as a result, innovation should be checked at the door. The Grain of Truth: While I still believe that competition drives innovation and improved performance, in the social sector--where need is growing and capital is shrinking--each new nonprofit organization brings with it administrative and overhead costs. While keeping the lights on and operations running smoothly is critical to effective organizations, there are opportunities for collaboration and resource sharing of ventures that maximizes efficiency and allows funds to be directed to scaling services.
By saying "there are too many nonprofits," what the Dream Killers were really saying is "there are too many nonprofits operating inefficiently.
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