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People still don’t know what social entrepreneurship is (and why that matters)

People still don’t know whatSocial Entrepreneurship is.(why that matters) Read time: 3-4 Minutes Social entrepreneurship is a promising way to make an impact while generating sustainable revenue, but the majority of people still have no clue what it is. You might even be a social entrepreneur and not even know it! I met a lady like that recently. She was using her business to solve problems for nonprofits with affordable software, innovating ways to keep costs low while meeting a need. “You…

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork Read time: 3-4 Minutes Throughout my own work starting a nonprofit – and helping advise dozens of others on launching or growing nonprofits – I’ve seen a few commonalities between the organizations that thrive and those that flop. A few years in, the organizations that are thriving – making a big impact, securing funding – are the ones that did 3 things in particular before they even filed their paperwork for official…

What is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization? Your Guide to Tax-Exempt Status

If you’re an aspiring nonprofit founder, you might be wondering: What exactly is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization? Nonprofit tax designations can be super confusing (and there are a lot of them), so in this blog post, I’m going to break the 501c3 Nonprofit status down...
People still don’t know what social entrepreneurship is (and why that matters)

People still don’t know what social entrepreneurship is (and why that matters)

People still don’t know whatSocial Entrepreneurship is.(why that matters) Read time: 3-4 Minutes Social entrepreneurship is a promising way to make an impact while generating sustainable revenue, but the majority of people still have no clue what it is. You might even be a social entrepreneur and not even know it! I met a lady like that recently. She was using her business to solve problems for nonprofits with affordable software, innovating ways to keep costs low while meeting a need. “You…

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork Read time: 3-4 Minutes Throughout my own work starting a nonprofit – and helping advise dozens of others on launching or growing nonprofits – I’ve seen a few commonalities between the organizations that thrive and those that flop. A few years in, the organizations that are thriving – making a big impact, securing funding – are the ones that did 3 things in particular before they even filed their paperwork for official…

Grants for Nonprofits: 6 Grant Types and How to Find Them

Grants for Nonprofits: 6 Grant Types and How to Find Them

Grants are just one of the many ways that your nonprofit can find funding to launch or expand a program. But where do you find grants for nonprofits? And who are the organizations giving them out? In this blog post, I’ll share some basics for six different types of...

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