Starting A Nonprofit- A Posts Roundup

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While I work on a post about organization charts (and how you’re not using them to your advantage), enjoy this round-up of posts on “starting a nonprofit.” Another Way To Understand Nonprofit Entities The IRS 1023 Change You Should Check Out Should My Nonprofit Use the 1023-EZ Form?: The Pro’s and Con’s Have You: Decided […]

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Another Way To Understand Nonprofit Entities

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I field lots of questions about entity structures.  But without fail, I start to run through the options and watch the questioner’s soul slowly die. Eyes glaze. Mouthes fall open. Stay with me!  I’ve lost them. Now, I’m taking a different approach. By pairing each entity with a cartoon character. Because what’s more relatable than […]

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Political Activity and Nonprofits: Why It’s Vinegar And Oil

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Those not in mourning over American Idol’s last season may have noticed a little election going on. Loaded with enough drama and hot button issues to give the Housewives franchise a run for its money. With so much at stake, it’s natural for organizations to want to jump in. As an ambassador, you might wonder […]

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Legal Traps with Nonprofit Marketing

Legal Traps with Nonprofit Marketing

Slowly…..very…very slowly….but surely I’m working on content for a book. As I draft sections, I’ll post some here for feedback and to see what interests you guys. This post comes from a section on marketing. If any you marketing warriors have anything to add, leave a note in the comments! “Many ask if a tree […]

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My Appearance on The Philantrepreneur Radio Show

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Last week I sat with Victoria Boyd over at The Philantrepreneur Radio Show to chat about nonprofit governance. We laughed, we cried but most importantly we shed some much-needed light on a pretty murky topic. In a feat of defiance, I break down what we mean when we talk about nonprofit governance. We also cover […]

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Governance: Something You Already Do, But Could Do Better….

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Governance. Has a word in our nonprofit vocabulary been more blown out of proportion? (Actually don’t answer that. Our beloved “strategic-planning” probably gives it a run for its money.) Still, journals publish looong articles about this. Every Tuesday there’s a webinar. And we can’t keep track of the books written on it. So much material, […]

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1023-EZ Update and Where Charities Stand

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For those keeping up with the 1023-EZ saga, a report on its results to date was released. I opened the IRS’ First Year Report with a small sense of skepticism. Ok…a biggish sense of skepticism. Which grew the more I read. After all, you’re telling me the universe splitting changes you made to an age-old […]

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