Non Profit Organizations

A Nonprofit’s Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

When it comes to marketing, nonprofits have a few things in common. First and foremost, every nonprofit relies on marketing efforts to attract donors and volunteers. Every nonprofit, no matter how well staffed, could use more marketing resources. And, last but not least, there are never enough hours in the day to accomplish every task...

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How to Start a Food Pantry in Your Community

Wondering how to start a food pantry in your community? Check out these tips from nonprofit experts.

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Should You Serve Fair Trade Coffee?

For many consumers and small business owners in the U.S. and western Europe, the knowledge that the people producing their coffee were usually struggling from poverty, in rural areas, and vulnerable to exploitative practices by powerful middlemen who gave them prices far below market value, is disturbing. People in the western world wondered, is there...

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What Is a Social Enterprise?

This article is part of our “Business Startup Guide” – a curated list of our articles that will get you up and running in no time! A social enterprise is defined by its mission, specifically that it makes a positive contribution to a social cause. Because of this, the structure of a social enterprise can vary....

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Funding Sources for Your Nonprofit

Whether you are thinking of starting a nonprofit, or you are running a nonprofit that is looking to expand, you’re bound to have funding sources on your mind. You probably know everything there is to know about your community or cause, but making decisions about the right approach to handling nonprofit finances can be a...

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How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan

This article is part of our “Business Planning Guide”—a curated list of our articles that will help you with the planning process! Starting and running a nonprofit is an exhilarating experience, but it also requires thoughtful planning and execution to be successful. Nonprofit organizations share many overlapping needs with traditional for-profit ventures, including the need for...

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Starting a Nonprofit: A Step-by-Step Guide

Starting a nonprofit requires thorough planning and solid dedication. If you're wondering how to start a nonprofit, read on.

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Starting a Nonprofit: Chapter 1 of The ‘RIDE Eugene’ Story

Drunk driving is a problem. But in the moment that it's most preventable—when an intoxicated person leaves a bar or restaurant to drive home in their car—there is no easy or obvious solution. That's where RIDE comes in.

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