February 18, 2019

Hierarchy of needs for nonprofits

What would Maslow's famous model look like for nonprofits?

2 min read

We’re all probably familiar with Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It’s that psychological theory that categorises human needs into a five-tier model.

At IDR, we tried a thought experiment: What would Maslow’s hierarchy of needs look like for a nonprofit? Here’s what we came up with.

Maslows Hierarchy of Needs for Nonprofits

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