Nonprofit Starter's Notes

~Information and Inspiration for Aspiring Nonprofit Founders~

Sometimes the Little Things ARE the Big Things compassion nonprofits

You have a good heart. You’re compassionate. And you love helping people in need. But you’re also busy! You keep thinking,...

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I’m a Person, Not a Problem: How the Labels We Use Can Backfire

Labels can be an explosive topic in the nonprofit world. Labels that governments, organizations, and ordinary people use to describe people...

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Why I'm Taking My Own Advice! nonprofit mentoring nonprofit startup nonprofits

For weeks I've had my head down for hours creating  the Nonprofit Founders Circle–-my new membership program. I’ve been...

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What’s In a Name? 3 Questions to Ask When Naming a Nonprofit nonprofit startup nonprofits

Just like a person, an organization needs a name; you can’t create a nonprofit without one. That seems pretty obvious when you think...

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Small Beginnings, Big Possibilities nonprofit startup starting small

Some of us have Big Dreams. Dreams of helping people in need. Dreams of making our lives count for something important. Dreams of doing...

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Change: Get Ready, Stay Ready! nonprofits organizational change

We know Change is coming. So why are we caught off guard when it shows up? Maybe we’re too busy to think about it. Or maybe we expect...

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The 5 Team Building Lessons You Can Learn From a Marching Band nonprofit leadership teams

From my T.L. Figgs Nonprofit Consulting Website:

Today's post takes a lighthearted look at team building. Back in the 1990s, we heard a lot...

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4 Reasons Your Church Should Say Yes to Nonprofit Startup houses of worship nonprofit startup

Many churches minister to people in need inside and outside the church walls. But the growing need for help can outpace a church’s...

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How YOU Can Write Powerful Grant Proposals grantwriting

Grant proposal writers are in great demand these days. Mission-driven organizations typically survive on contributions and grants, and the...

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