Category Archives: nonprofits

The Seasons of Our Discontent

Talk long enough to anyone in the nonprofit sector, and you are likely to find a measure of discontent;  a sense that things aren’t, somehow, what we hoped they would be. I don’t actually think that this much different than … Continue reading

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Your Very Own Nonprofit

In 2012, according to the Urban Institute, there was 1 nonprofit organization for every 175 people In the US.  That is so nuts.  True, many of those nonprofits—perhaps most—are so small as to be virtually nonexistent.  Which makes me wonder … Continue reading

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Being Special

As I binge-read nonprofit blogs the other day, I was struck by how the authors were either so depressed about the state of all things in our sector or so manic that to read them made you wonder why mega-million … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

Every year or so, someone write about how organizations in our sector need a new name. Non or not for profit, they posit, is a negative and we need to position ourselves in a more positive light. And every time … Continue reading

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End The Nonprofit Poverty Mentality

   As someone who has spent the last 25 years in the nonprofit sector and the 15 before that toiling in various and sundry for profit endeavors, I would be the first to say there is a definite difference between … Continue reading

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