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3 Reasons Why I Hate the Nonprofit Sector

Regardless of your size or budget, the nonprofit sector has an issue. It’s about time to shake things up and do more good, better.

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How to Make Sure Your Nonprofit Isn’t Dissolved

Starting a nonprofit is intimidating—but what’s scarier is seeing it go. Between rules and complications, it might seem like the odds are stacked against your organization. With a dose of helpful knowledge, though, you can be equipped for whatever comes your way.


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Going Back to the Future to Help Your Nonprofit

Today, October 21, is Back to the Future Day. Twenty-six years ago, the second chapter in one of the finest trilogies of all time was released. Let’s look at several specific quotes from the movie and what you, the nonprofit professional, can learn from them.

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How to Launch Your Nonprofit Website

The options for setting up a website are endless, but no matter what provider you choose, you should consider functionality, messaging and ROI when you are setting up your first website.


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When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

Nonprofits are all working toward the same purpose, but when they come together they can achieve more. This teamwork is manifested through partnerships, management agreements or even a full-fledged merger.

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Nonprofit Isn’t the Only Option: Benefit Corporations, B Corps and More

Not all good in the world is done by nonprofits. Some times, the nonprofit business model is not the right setup for your organization. Here is a guide to several types of private organizations that could be right for your organization.


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The Differences Between a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and Other Tax Exemptions

There are 29 different types of 501(c) organizations and how you classify your nonprofit will have a big difference on what type of actions are legal and how you manage your finances. You don’t need to know all of them, so here is an overview of some of the more common options and differences between each.

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Big Fish in the Little Pond: How to Make Nonprofits Thrive in Small Towns

Nonprofits in small towns play by a little different rules. While a tighter-knit community and lower cost of living usually work to a their benefit, they often have to be more creative to overcome limitations.


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[MCON 2015] The Problem With Nonprofits ‘Non-Yesterday’

There is a problem with nonprofits today. Or as Eric Weinheimer might say, there is a problem with nonprofits “non-yesterday, non-tomorrow.” (a.k.a. today) Could something as simple as the title of our sector be crippling industry growth? As Weinheimer, the CEO of Donors Forum, explained, the term nonprofit is “inaccurate, it’s not who we are….

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[MCON 2015] Lessons from MCON via Twitter

A lot of successful, driven people sharing stories about how they are changing the world at MCON 2015. Here are some of the more poignant thoughts shared during the two-day conference.