Nonprofit 101

(VIDEO) What’s the Difference Between a Nonprofit and a 501(c)3?

We often hear the terms “nonprofit” and “501(c)3” being used interchangeably leading one to believe that they mean the same thing….but they don’t. Just because you’re a “nonprofit” does not mean that you automatically get a “501(c)3”, which makes … [Read more...]

Writing Your First Nonprofit Fundraising Letter

Right alongside “Death” and the “Fear of Public Speaking” is the “Fear of Writing a Nonprofit  Fundraising Letter”. But we’ve got you covered! The art of copywriting is the subject of intense debate, intense opinions, and most of the common wisdom … [Read more...]

How to Write a Magnetic 1 Sentence Nonprofit Mission Statement

  There's nothing more powerful than equipping you and your founding fans with a remarkable nonprofit mission statement. Your mission statement should act like a magnet - irresistible to anyone who might be interested in promoting or … [Read more...]

How to Name Your Nonprofit

  Your nonprofit name is important as it's your first impression, and it communicates your value to the world.  You're starting a nonprofit organization because you want to make an impact, and the best way to honor the people you’ll need … [Read more...]

What Exactly is a Nonprofit Organization?

  Our country has a long and rich tradition of people coming together to form nonprofit organizations that solve problems and benefit their communities and the world at large. The concept of a nonprofit is an important part of our history … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Leaders: Work less – live longer! (And happier)

Guest Post: Nonprofit Leaders, Work Less - live longer! (And Happier) In this post we’re going to explore a number of tech solutions that help solo founders of nonprofit organizations AND for-profits work less (on the tedious stuff), produce more, … [Read more...]

Raise Your Nonprofit Funding with Google Grants

Google Grants: Worth $120,000 to your new 501c3 organization In the discussion about funding, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention Google Grants for Nonprofits. Google Grants for Nonprofits is a program where IRS approved 501(c)(3) organizations … [Read more...]

An Easier Way to Manage Your Startup Nonprofit

  Better known around here as “The Mighty Triumvirate of Free Apps That Will Make Your Life Awesome”, studies show these can cut your stress-load and your workload by one zillion percent. These three amazing, easy-to-use tools can channel the … [Read more...]

Nonprofit CRM (Member Management) Profile: Ukuupeople

UkuuPeople: A CRM Experience just for WordPress Guest post by Nathan Porter - July 8, 2015 There’s good news for people in the WordPress community who are looking for a simple Nonprofit CRM solution! In 2008, WordPress emerged as a serious … [Read more...]

Raising Nonprofit Seed Funding

Raising Seed Funding Part of "The Hero’s Guide to Nonprofit Fundraising" (Scroll down to jump the the modules) One doesn’t go straight from “launch” to a mass-based fundraising program (e.g., direct mail or online through email and social media); … [Read more...]