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Working with one hand tied behind your back

Working with one hand tied behind your back | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Any blog that starts with a quote from Lewis Caroll and works in a rant about social aid agencies will likely get my attention.  "Well, in our country," said Alice, still panting a little, "you'd generally get to somewhere else — if you run very fast for a long time, as we've been doing."

"A slow sort of country!" said ...

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Lubbock nonprofit Breedlove Foods continues to serve the world’s hungry

Lubbock nonprofit Breedlove Foods continues to serve the world’s hungry | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Many residents of the South Plains don’t realize there is a nonprofit organization right in their own backyard that is literally touching the world.
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Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources - 2012-01-31 - Webinar

GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers.
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Setting up a monthly giving email campaign | Pamela Grow

Setting up a monthly giving email campaign | Pamela Grow | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Learn how the small nonprofit organization can maximize online and monthly giving with a monthly giving email campaign. (NonProfit Email Marketing: Is Your Organization Ready for an Email Monthly Giving Campaign?
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5 Tips for Being a Successful Non-Profit Leader

5 Tips for Being a Successful Non-Profit Leader | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
I’ve worked for three non-profit organizations over the past 11 years and have learned quite a bit from each one. From fundraising strategies to employee relations to event planning, I’ve gaine...
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Health tips provided by non-profit group

The non-profit group all about women held an event in east Nashville today to help women stay healthier, longer. Free health screenings and zumba classes were offered including tips to relieve stress.
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Boston parks nonprofit unveils salary structure after demands for more transparency

BOSTON - The nonprofit agency that oversees 15 acres of parkland in Boston above the subterranean Big Dig highway is coming under fire after it disclosed that it pays six-figure salaries to five officials, including $185,000 per year top its...
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Non-Profit Groups Fight Payday Loan Companies

Non-Profit Groups Fight Payday Loan Companies | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There are more payday loan stores in Missouri than the number of McDonald's and Starbucks combined. A ballot initiative to reign in payday lenders is now gaining traction.

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Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog | 7 Totally Surprising Brain Tricks to Sell Your Cause

Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog | 7 Totally Surprising Brain Tricks to Sell Your Cause | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

An older post from Katya from last fall, but pertinent.

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Nonprofit Status – A quick and dirty explaination | Dweeb Den

Nonprofit Status – A quick and dirty explaination | Dweeb Den | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Just love this short, concise, description of a nonprofit and what is should be... from a group of hackers!  

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The Fundraising Resource: The Nonprofit Leadership Deficit: The Case for Nonprofit Training and Retaining

The Fundraising Resource: The Nonprofit Leadership Deficit: The Case for Nonprofit Training and Retaining | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
The #nonprofit sector will likely need nearly 80k new leaders in 2016 http://t.co/L3CLs2wj #milennialchat...
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How the X-Prize Foundation Creates Prizes

The process is rigorous, starting with a six- to twelve-month study to determine goals, how to appeal to competitors, and other logistical factors.
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5 Challenges for the Nonprofit World in 2012 - Outlook 2012 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

5 Challenges for the Nonprofit World in 2012 - Outlook 2012 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Chronicle of Philanthropy Predicts 2012 Challenges: The still-troubled economy will loom large over charities in the coming year, but simply keeping the lights on won’t be the only problem organizations will face.

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Eugene Nonprofit #1 – NextStep Recycling

Eugene Nonprofit #1 – NextStep Recycling | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

Chris McKee tours and critiques a nonprofit social media plan from the outside in.   In my last post I commented on an article my professor posted about what nonprofits should focus on in 2012. If you missed that, the link is in the previous entry. The article helps establish some ...

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Seeking Grant Money Today: What Are Endowments or Endowment Funds And Does Our Nonprofit Need One? Probably...

What Are Endowments or Endowment Funds And Does Our Nonprofit Need One? Probably...

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9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Fundraising

9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Fundraising | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Many board members complain that they can't raise money because they hate to ask. But there are many things a board member can do to bring money in the door. Here are 9 to get you thinking.
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Ushahidi :: Home

Ushahidi :: Home | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

This is the website of a very cool group of programmers doing work to measure global information transfer.  They have solutions for monitoring data, and informing people, during crises, and for simply making sense out of jumbled bits of social streaming data.  Very cool.


MT @insitevc: Non-profit crowdsourcing platform from Kenya: http://t.co/JGQCbll6 <-really good stuff here http://t.co/cKAMSFX5...

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Why your nonprofit should outsource

Why your nonprofit should outsource | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
A professional grant writer and nonprofit consultant discusses some reasons why your nonprofit should consider outsourcing its grant writing.
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Voted Winners Of Best Charity Fundraising Ideas! - mount kilimanjaro,climbing kilimanjaro,kilimanjaro climb

Voted Winners Of Best Charity Fundraising Ideas! - mount kilimanjaro,climbing kilimanjaro,kilimanjaro climb | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

UK and US nonprofits score high for fundraising ideas.

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With $25 Million Gift, Signature Theater Has a New Name

With $25 Million Gift, Signature Theater Has a New Name | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

NEW YORK ARTS: The Pershing Square Foundation has given $25 million to the Signature Theater, whose new home will now be renamed the Pershing Square Signature Center. The gift will also allow Signature to keep its ticket prices low.

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Non-profit leadership: Mission Impossible effort/minimum payoff

Non-profit leadership: Mission Impossible effort/minimum payoff | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

This is one of the short and sweet blogs with a to-the-point explanation of how to make sure what your nonprofit is doing will payoff. 

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Leaning Tower of Pisa And the Foundation Allegory

Leaning Tower of Pisa And the Foundation Allegory | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

I just stumbled upon this on Wikipedia and started to laugh.  It's a simple allegory of how startups can fail, or even long-standing organizations, if they haven't spent enough time on their foundations. The tower leans a mere 4 degrees (or 4.4% of 90 degrees) but that small error makes the structure unsound and unusable for its original purpose. "The tower began to sink after construction had progressed to the second floor in 1178. This was due to a mere three-metre foundation, set in weak, unstable subsoil, a design that was flawed from the beginning."

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The Data Cloud: A Skinny 501c3 Workshop

The Data Cloud:  A Skinny 501c3 Workshop | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

REAL PEOPLE MEDIA (Northern Michigan) holds a series of workshops called the Skinny 501c3 Workshop Series.

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Rae's comment, January 25, 2012 9:39 PM
Really like your blog. Thanks for including the Skinny501c3 workshops.
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Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know — What’s Your Dream?

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Wants to Know — What’s Your Dream? | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Pick any dream you have -- for your cause, organization or the nonprofit sector -- and write about it, and how you plan to make it real. (RT @joannefritz: Did you forget to send your #nonprofit dream post to the Nonprofit Blog Carnival?
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From Microfinance to Metafinance: A New Tool to Fight Global Poverty

From Microfinance to Metafinance: A New Tool to Fight Global Poverty | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
The microfinance revolution created new ways for the world's poor to secure loans. But microfinance institutions normally don't have the capacity or authority to finance community-level infrastructure projects.
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