Nonprofits Don’t Have to Be Big to Be Bold

Thinking big is the way Share Our Strength transformed its operation and managed to more than triple its donations in the past five years.

But that doesn’t mean its lessons apply only to charities that are big.

Sara Best, director of Board Catalyst Institute, a Toledo consulting company, says Share Our Strength’s idea of setting out an ambitious goal—in its case, ending childhood hunger by 2015—can also be helpful to small groups.