Contributions May Be Earmarked for Particular Minifunds or for New “Sponsor
A Day” Program
These days, the national news is filled with talk of a double-dip recession, but to those who operate not-for-profit organizations around the country, the Great Recession that officially began in December 2007 has never really ended. Those who serve the less fortunate have had to make do with fewer resources, even as their communities’ needs have grown.
The Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte has experienced this trend first-hand. Donations are down, and after years of making substantial cuts to operations, programming and staffing, the 23-year-old youth project has decided that the time has come for a major fundraiser.