The report itself has a wealth of statistics on 18 selected sites, all operating for at least three years, but I found the subtext even more interesting.
To those venturing to launch nonprofit sites, the good news is that the turn from start-up funding to new and diversified sources of revenue can be done.
To potential foundation funders, the message is that these sites do important work and have a realistic chance to be in business and expanding in three to five years after initial grants have run out.
Though the sites were chosen as examples of good practice, they together showed revenue growth of 30 percent over the three-year period, 2010-2012. And for 2012, 14 of the 18 operated at break-even or better. Read more