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Learn why starting a nonprofit is a good move as a current business owner, and how you can start a nonprofit successfully in 7 steps.

Why You Should Start a Nonprofit as a Business Owner — and What it Takes to Make it a Success

Learn why starting a nonprofit is a good move as a current business owner, and how you can start a nonprofit successfully in 7 steps.


For nonprofits, effective communication in a crisis is crucial. Not only to encourage those that rely on your services but for donors, employees and other nonprofits as well. Here are five communication tips to assure you are putting your best foot forward.

5 Nonprofit Communications Tips For Times of Crisis

According to a survey of 544 global nonprofit organizations, the Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF) found 97% of responding organizations have been negatively affected by COVID-19, affecting supply chains, operational costs, and serving those in need. Now is the time to communicate, communicate, communicate. There’s no playbook for how to react to a crisis...


Struggling to run efficient nonprofit meetings? Learn how to run efficient and productive nonprofit meetings using these 6 key meeting rules.

Nonprofit Organization Business Meeting Rules Explained and Why You Need Them

Struggling to run efficient nonprofit meetings? Learn how to run efficient and productive nonprofit meetings using these 6 key meeting rules.


A successful business needs to do more than pursue profits. Social responsibility, can lead to sustainability, here's how.

Why Your Business’s Purpose Should Be More Than Making Money

A successful business needs to do more than pursue profits. Social responsibility, can lead to sustainability, here's how.


There are several creative ways to host a fundraiser for your nonprofit organization. Here are 6 unique ideas you should try.

6 Unique Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas We’re Sure You Haven’t Tried

There are several creative ways to host a fundraiser for your nonprofit organization. Here are 6 unique ideas you should try.


As a nonprofit, donations and partnerships are a necessity. But there are times when you need to look more critically at a gift. Here's how.

How to Steer Clear of ‘Demon Donors’ When Running a Nonprofit

As a nonprofit, donations and partnerships are a necessity. But there are times when you need to look more critically at a gift. Here's how.


Writing a business plan for a nonprofit organization is a bit different than writing a traditional plan. Learn the differences and build a successful business plan.

How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan [Updated for 2022]

Writing a business plan for a nonprofit organization is a bit different than a traditional plan. Learn the differences and build a successful business plan.


Mission driven nonprofit leadership encourages collaboration amongst your team and helps you avoid the pitfalls of for-profit management. Here's the process for how to encourage a collaborative leadership culture.

How to Build Collaborative Leadership Skills at Your Growing Nonprofit

What makes growing a nonprofit possible? Developing a collaborative mission-first culture, starting with leadership. Here's how to empower your team.


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4 Networking Tips for New Nonprofits

Starting a nonprofit is challenging—and when it comes to successfully running a nonprofit, networking is important. Here are 4 tips for nonprofit networking.


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How to Start a Nonprofit [Updated for 2022]

Starting a nonprofit requires thorough planning and dedication. If you're wondering how to start a nonprofit, read on—we've covered the outline for a nonprofit business plan, and included all the steps you need to go through to start a nonprofit, as well as free nonprofit sample business plans.


Useful Resources to Maximize the Success of Your Nonprofit

It’s never a bad time to look into increasing the growth and positive impact of your nonprofit business. These resources will help you begin that process.


When You Own a Nonprofit, There Are Some Mistakes You Never Want to Make

A lot of work goes into making a nonprofit run smoothly, and a lot can go wrong. If you want to keep yours afloat, here are five mistakes you need to avoid.


The 5 Invaluable Lessons We Learned Starting a Community Radio Station

A technical guide won't teach you some of the most important lessons you need to learn if you're planning on starting something like a community radio station. Radio Boise talks about the things they learned starting and running their not-for-profit organization.


The Complete Guide to Registering Your Business Name

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! When I was a child, my family and the other families in our neighborhood held annual summer garage sales. It was a great way to get the community to work...


Power to the People: How to Create a Profitable Social Enterprise

What is it about a job that fans the flame inside you? The obvious answer is money—a healthy bank deposit at the end of the month is a primary motive for working. For others it’s about achieving something meaningful; helping society and feeling rewarded in passion, not pounds or dollars or whatever currency you get...


A Nonprofit’s Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

This article is part of our Nonprofit Business Startup Guide—a curated list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your nonprofit business! 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...


How to Start a Food Pantry

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.


Want to Run a Nonprofit? Start Here.

This article is part of our Nonprofit Business Startup Guide—a curated list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your nonprofit business! Starting a nonprofit means you want to make a difference. You’re not starting your NPO to hawk silly mobile apps or book infomercial time, you’re trying to make the world a...


How To Fund Your Nonprofit

Funding Sources for Your Nonprofit

This article is part of both our Nonprofit Business Startup Guide and our Business Startup Guide—curated lists of great articles that will get you up and running in no time! 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...


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