Seed-giving Company Plants Roots in Social Enterprise Movement

| February 15, 2017

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The concept of social enterprise has become increasingly more popular over in the past decade, and each of the many variations on the theme appears to come with a set of true believer proponents. This is the fuel that runs the engine of entrepreneurship, but when the smoke clears, we have to judge: Does this idea indeed work to further both sets of bottom lines?

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

For over 25 years, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has served as the lead champion for youth mentoring in the United States. MENTOR helps children by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.

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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Nonprofit's Online Presence

Article | April 10, 2020

Marketing is often the last thing most organizations think about when starting off. It makes sense that the most important things to do are develop a business plan, determine your service/product offering, get all your legal and financial ducks in a row, and find a way to go-to-market. However, for non-profit and for-purpose organizations just getting off the ground, one of the most important things to establish is your online image. Things that can be extremely influential in how quickly and effectively you can gain traction digitally are branding, social presence, and content curation.

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Everything You Need To Know About 501(c) Categories Before Starting A Nonprofit

Article | February 18, 2020

Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit? There’s so much to think about and consider! If you're located in the United States, one of the most important early decisions you’ll have to make is what type of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) 501(c) categorization will best suit your nonprofit. There are actually 27 different types of nonprofit organizations that cover everything from cemetery companies to benefit trusts and everything in between! Most charitable organizations fit into one of three 501(c) categories. Each type has its own rules for tax-deductible contributions, lobbying, eligibility, and other things.

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Popular Cloud Technologies for Nonprofits

Article | June 4, 2020

As the fiscal year draws to a close for many U.S. nonprofits, we have decided to spotlight some of the best cloud products we offer. Budgets can be tight at the best of times, and we know that many nonprofits are paying extra-close attention to their finances over the past several months. But cloud-based tools are a good investment for years to come in terms of flexibility, security, and the ease with which they can be used remotely.

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The 7 Rules of Effective Networking for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Article | March 4, 2020

Any development professional and fundraiser will tell you that networking is the not-so-secret key to nonprofit fundraising success. Easier said than done, right? You don't want to be one of "those" fundraisers who seem pushy or too forward about it all. Some people are more natural networkers than others, but it's a skill that just about anyone can master. The most successful development professionals focus on sharpening their communication and networking skills so they can get the most out of all types of events and gatherings.

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MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

For over 25 years, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) has served as the lead champion for youth mentoring in the United States. MENTOR helps children by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.

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