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Chronicle of Philanthropy Profiles Our Funding Model

Recent Coverage – Two articles, “Charging for Its Services Helped Charity Win Over Foundation” and “Nonprofits Born in the Recession Find Success Despite the Odds” in the most recent issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlight CollegeSpring’s successful funding strategy!

“As a Stanford University student at the time, [CEO Garrett Neiman] was immersed in Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial spirit and recognized that he could find the money for his start-up SEE College Prep–later renamed CollegeSpring–the same way he might for a for-profit business. Key…was having a plan for financial sustainability and proving market demand for CollegeSpring’s services.”

– Charging for Its Services Helped Charity Win Over Foundation

“‘Starting a nonprofit in that environment hardened us,’ Mr. Neiman says. ‘We learned to hustle more.'”

– Nonprofits Born in the Recession Find Success Despite the Odds

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for nonprofit leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. For more than 20 years, The Chronicle has been connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas.

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Charging for Its Services Helped Charity Win Over Foundation
Nonprofits Born in the Recession Find Success Despite the Odds