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Talking fundraising and nonprofits on the Powder Keg of Awesome

I had the pleasure this morning of talking fundraising, nonprofits, and a variety of related topics on the Powder Keg of Awesome, the venerable and often irreverent internet radio podcast now in its third year on the air. Hosts Jerry Kennedy and Jackie Dotson fostered a free-flowing session along with producer Michael Clark, and the […]

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Twenty successful nonprofits started by students

It was great to hear earlier this week from Sophia Coppolla, a content manager for OnlineCollege.org, who shared with me an article on nonprofit organizations started by college students around the U.S. ¬†After I wrote about college student Brittaney Khong and her work with the UCSD Student Foundation recently, I really enjoyed learning about some […]

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How to Build the Perfect Philanthropy

Five simple thoughts – with examples – in clear, concise language in this piece…a great primer for anyone working in the nonprofit world: How to Build The Perfect Philanthropy

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What Nonprofits Can Learn from Entrepreneurs

Very apt comparison between nonprofit leaders and entrepreneurs. Nonprofit organzations – while ‘not for profit’ – are still businesses, and their leaders are quite often (and necessarily) risk-takers. The most successful are often the most entrepreneurial in their approaches. What Nonprofits Can Learn from Entrepreneurs

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The Future Of Philanthropy Is with The Cupcake Bakers

Excellent example of the inter-generational differences between ‘traditional’ philanthropists and the new, younger generation emerging today…talk of earned revenue financing micro-loans for those in need certainly is a different dialogue from what traditional philanthropy has been about in the past. The Future Of Philanthropy Is with The Cupcake Bakers

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