The Lean Nonprofit

Lean organizations build innovative, scalable businesses without taking a lot of risk. In this NotleyEDU course, we will break down the basics of unit economics, how to build a proforma and the concept of scalability to help you explore potential earned revenue models within your own organization.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this NotleyEDU course, you will come away with the following:

  • A clear understanding of unit economics and how to define your "unit"
  • A guide on how to build a pro forma for your organization
  • An answer to the question “how do you make money?”
  • A lean nonprofit workbook template that you can use to apply your learnings to your own organization

Who Is It For?

Those interested in expanding beyond the traditional nonprofit funding model and learning more about earned revenue models.

  • Executive Directors
  • Nonprofit Professionals
  • Board Members
  • Social Entrepreneurs

Course Details

  • Format: Self-Paced
  • Length: 1-2 hours
  • Language: English
Meet the instructor

Matt McDonnell

Matt McDonnell is a serial entrepreneur, investor and educator. He is a Founder of Notley and Founder and CEO of The Geyser Group, a privately held commercial real estate sponsor and investor. Matt is Notley's resident expert in real estate, finance, operations, investments and all things related to expanding impact. Matt has led high growth organizations in both the nonprofit and for profit world and gives back by teaching entrepreneurship at the Acton School of Business.
Matt McDonnell, Founder & Partner, Notley
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