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Why would a non-profit want a tax credit?

What benefit would a tax credit be to a non-profit, tax-exempt (501c3) organization? [more inside]
posted by mccxxiii on Jan 11, 2011 - 5 answers

Alchohol/Drug Addiction Help

Are there any alternatives to Alcohol Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous organizations that help people addicted to drugs and/or alcohol? [more inside]
posted by alex_skazat on Dec 13, 2010 - 12 answers

Advise on changing BoD election procedures

What sort of lawyer or accounting firm would be best to advise a large NGO who is re-evaluating the way board members are elected? [more inside]
posted by kimdog on Dec 9, 2010 - 6 answers

Applying for US non-profit jobs while living in Korea.

I'm in need of advice on (non-profit) job searching in the US while located in Korea. [more inside]
posted by Someone has just shot your horse! on Dec 7, 2010 - 2 answers

Should I merge our Facebook Fan Page to a Places Page?

Pros and Cons of merging our organization's Facebook fan page with our Facebook Places page? [more inside]
posted by karmaville on Dec 6, 2010 - 1 answer

Classical Music Non-Profits

Help me find classical music non-profit organizations in the USA. [more inside]
posted by sleevener on Dec 4, 2010 - 11 answers

How to improve my career in the nonprofit industry?

Nonprofit career professionals: Is it advised to focus within one sector of the industry, like the arts, or is it okay to move into different sectors through out your career? [more inside]
posted by elegance on Dec 3, 2010 - 8 answers

Help a nonprofit accept credit card payments.

Non-profit donation question: The non-profit I'm working with is holding a benefit and would like to be able to accept credit card donations at the event. I'm running into trouble figuring out how to do this without having a laptop at the event. Anyone have experience with this type of situation? [more inside]
posted by JenMarie on Nov 17, 2010 - 12 answers

What should I know to organize a successful fundraiser in the form of a race/fun run?

I first want to raise funds, but a close second is to raise awareness and increase name recognition for our organization and its mission around watershed protection. How do I do this effectively with this kind of event? [more inside]
posted by AnOrigamiLife on Nov 17, 2010 - 3 answers

What should I do about my nonprofit's name being used in a scam email?

A nonprofit organization I'm working with has received a forwarded e-mail supposedly from them. It's not, and their good name is being used in a scam. What should they do? [more inside]
posted by hwickline on Nov 9, 2010 - 7 answers

Please listen carefully, as our options have changed

My place of employment has a long and convoluted phone tree that our clients have to wade through when they call in. No one in the organization seems to have written everything down in one place, and I'm trying to create a...document?...that allows us to conceptualize which of our menu options lead where, and what they say at each point. What's the best/easiest way to do this and make it useful? [more inside]
posted by cheeken on Nov 9, 2010 - 12 answers

Nonprofit Subsidiary of a For-Profit Company

How much control can a for-profit company exert over a nonprofit subsidiary delivering human services? Is this arrangement legit? [more inside]
posted by jmf2525 on Nov 5, 2010 - 12 answers

How do I find English as a Second Language Funding for an African University?

I am a volunteer for an organization building a nonprofit university in Angola. I am tasked with finding funding for English as a Second Language education--all students who do not speak English will take year long intensive course in English. I'm looking for whatever help I can get in finding funds. [more inside]
posted by wires on Nov 4, 2010 - 10 answers

Can I raise money for a nonprofit without their knowledge?

Is it unethical or illegal to raise money for a nonprofit without their knowledge? [more inside]
posted by juliapangolin on Oct 25, 2010 - 15 answers

Career/life advice for a real world neophyte, please.

I'm a recent college grad who has been playing the "unemployment blues" for the past 5 months and have had no real success finding full-time work. However, I've recently had two excellent interviews for an entry-level administrative assistant position at a small non-profit organization in New York (where I currently live with my parents). I'm not sure if this is the kind of work I would be able to do for more than a year (well aware that most people don't necessarily enjoy their jobs and generally have to haul ass in the early stages), and the pay is mediocre, but I am entering student loan repayment soon ($80k+ worth of debt) and need a steady paying job ASAP. Please offer me some perspective from your experiences in this situation, and help me determine if I am making the right decision. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 24, 2010 - 27 answers

Please advise on how to organize an Alleycat style bike event fundraiser for my nonprofit workplace, and how to make it AMAZINGLY FUN.

Please give me some advice on how to organize an Alleycat style bike event fundraiser for my nonprofit workplace, and how to make it AMAZINGLY FUN. [more inside]
posted by ialwayscryatendings on Oct 20, 2010 - 7 answers

Can hiring be refused because a person is not a Christian?

Asking for a friend: Can hiring at a non-profit be refused because a person is not a Christian? [more inside]
posted by msbrauer on Oct 1, 2010 - 25 answers

Seeking advice on switching from an employee to a contractor.

I would like to discuss with my boss the possibility of moving from full-time employee status to contractor. My primary question is about health insurance, though I have some more general questions as well. [more inside]
posted by Lutoslawski on Sep 27, 2010 - 18 answers

Starting my own arts non-profit: how nutty?

My adult life has been split between art (performing arts) and non-profit administration (major donor fundraising). I'm now approaching a point where I want to merge the two and create my own arts nonprofit. My intent is to start small. I guess I'm hoping to split half my time as a fundraiser/grantwriter/administrator and half my time running the program. Am I crazy? I dont think this thing will officially launch before the next year or two, so please pretend this will happen in a decent economy. I think I have a good service to provide, access to strong potential boardmembers, etc. Thanks, hive.
posted by mcgordonliddy on Sep 23, 2010 - 11 answers

Need to incorporate in the best state!

What is the best state for a nonprofit to incorporate in? [more inside]
posted by treehorn+bunny on Sep 14, 2010 - 9 answers

Being an admin at a non-profit - what's it like?

I'm an executive assistant and office manager considering a move to the non-profit sector. What can you tell me about the hours, atmosphere, and work style of non-profit offices? [more inside]
posted by minervous on Sep 8, 2010 - 17 answers

How do I find a pro bono graphic designer for my NYC-based literary arts nonprofit?

How do I find a pro bono graphic designer for my NYC-based literary arts nonprofit? (Or for that matter: Audio/visual/film help? IT help? Information Architecture help?) [more inside]
posted by kensanway on Aug 24, 2010 - 6 answers

How to throw fundraiser for cancer patient?

My mom has cancer. Her sisters are throwing a fundraiser to offset her medical bills and pay for a trip. Please help me understand their obligation to donors and the powers that be. [more inside]
posted by fyrebelley on Aug 20, 2010 - 7 answers

List of non-profits

How can I obtain a listing of not for profit corporations for a given geographical location (zip code, city, county, even state) in the United States?
posted by cedar on Jul 14, 2010 - 8 answers

Should I Just Send Dawn Instead of Dollars?

What conservation or local groups are currently working on cleaning up the oil from the BP oil spill, especially in terms of wildlife? I'd like to donate as I'm not able to volunteer.
posted by questionsandanchors on Jun 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Arts council seeks examples of effective marketing materials.

[Nonprofit Filter] Small-town arts council needs your help! We seek effective examples of 1) an "ask package" or a "leave behind" to use as a guide when creating our own, and 2) an affordable and duplicatable example of a simple artist's database/registry. [more inside]
posted by AnOrigamiLife on May 27, 2010 - 4 answers

what's the deal?

Does anyone know anything about the Boston nonprofit Corporate Accountability International? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 18, 2010 - 4 answers

Non-profit financial blues

What happens to a new part-timer if non-profit employer goes under? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 17, 2010 - 2 answers

Best way to catalogue the records of a small nonprofit.

What is the best way for me to catalog our organization's files? [more inside]
posted by futureisunwritten on May 13, 2010 - 4 answers

How do you keep track of complicated deadlines?

Grantwriters and Anyone Else who manages complex deadlines and reporting: I am a newly hired grantwriter for a nonprofit. Help me develop processes to keep track of what has been submitted and when things are due. [more inside]
posted by fieldtrip on Apr 26, 2010 - 11 answers

Do silicon valley style nonprofits (or for-the-public-good companies) exist?

Can NGOs get beyond the dollars and cents of fundraising and really be creative, dynamic, fun places to work? Is it wrong to want to work for a Threadless/startup-style nonprofit? Also: Am I just asking the wrong questions? [more inside]
posted by Political Funny Man on Apr 12, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me land my dream job!

Trying to get my dream job. I've got an interview on Friday. Holy crap. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 5, 2010 - 19 answers

What are the best practices for investing for a non profit?

What are the best practices for investing for a non profit? Details about this particular situation inside. [more inside]
posted by christonabike on Mar 31, 2010 - 3 answers

NYC non-profit professional networks

Seeking networking groups for a youngish, unemployed, non-profit-minded professional in NYC. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Mar 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Is it legal to share my personal copy of MS Office with a nonprofit?

I've been told I can legally share my personal copy of packaged software (in this case MS Office) with a non-profit organization as long as they only install it on one machine. Is this true?
posted by carriest on Mar 15, 2010 - 10 answers

Fiscal sponsors care to share your operating tips, budget, etc?

Fiscal sponsors care to share your operating tips, budget, etc? [more inside]
posted by franklen on Feb 19, 2010 - 3 answers

Take this job and restaff it

I got offered this internship that I really don't want. Would I be foolish to turn it down anyway? [more inside]
posted by mellifluous on Feb 11, 2010 - 16 answers

I hope there's a way.

Anyone have experience with non-profits that will pay for vet bills? [more inside]
posted by mreleganza on Feb 8, 2010 - 6 answers

Hope us get unencumbered.

How do liens on property work in Ontario (the Canadian one)? [more inside]
posted by liquado on Jan 28, 2010 - 4 answers

Doing good things and also... being able to buy food in DC?

Is there any hope of a non-technical internship in DC which pays well enough to live in DC? Asking for a girl interested in nonprofits, womens issues, rights, and has tons of writing skills, people skills, and work ethic. [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Jan 28, 2010 - 18 answers

Wine needed for arts event. Free is best.

I've been tasked with securing in-kind beverage donations / beverage sponsorship for an event at a music & dance education non-profit, and I'm failing pretty badly. I lack useful contacts in the beer/wine/liquor industry, and I lack knowledge of what companies generally support small arts nonprofits in this fashion. As an added bonus, our organization is fairly new. Please give me advice on how to not suck at this... [more inside]
posted by soleiluna on Jan 14, 2010 - 17 answers

Grantwriting help.

How much can I cut-and-paste from last year's grant proposals? [more inside]
posted by futureisunwritten on Jan 14, 2010 - 11 answers

Two Stupid Jobs

I went from possibly being unemployed to being offered two jobs I only sort of want. I need to take one of them in order to live, which should I take? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2009 - 16 answers

Best Fundraising Websites for School for deprived kids in Colombia?

Best Fundraising Websites for School for deprived kids in Colombia? [more inside]
posted by lapsang on Dec 3, 2009 - 6 answers

How (if) does the US résumé differ from the European CV?

I am applying for a job at a nonprofit in Europe with a rather international-seeming staff. They ask for a CV. Is the European non-academic CV pretty much equivalent to the US résumé, or is it a beast of a different nature? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Nov 29, 2009 - 9 answers

What's Cooler Than Dancing in a Train Station?

What Are Some Creative Ways To Get People Interested In A Giving Campaign? [more inside]
posted by Lipstick Thespian on Nov 17, 2009 - 2 answers

Should we make our future educational organic farm a non-profit?

Should we make our future educational organic farm a non-profit? If so, how? [more inside]
posted by bengarland on Oct 30, 2009 - 11 answers

Track the donor and get the cash!

Donor Tracking? What are using? [more inside]
posted by Fuzzy Dog on Oct 14, 2009 - 8 answers

Can the ED legally run the board?

Can a non-profit executive director refuse to allow the board president to run meetings? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2009 - 13 answers

Name my job, please?

I have the opportunity to select my own job title for my new position. Given these duties, what should my job title be? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Sep 14, 2009 - 30 answers

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