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A Chicago nonprofit is reinventing the food bank with better-than-store-bought produce, friendly delivery and an emphasis on client satisfaction.
Patagonia will now be run by a nonprofit foundation. The shift generated a lot of headlines, but outside of the U.S. this form of ownership is not new. “Shareholder foundations” have quietly prospered…
Automation and AI can free up staff in fundraising, communications, finance, and service delivery efforts.
With great power comes, er, unclear responsibility and zero accountability.
Two scholars found that when arts nonprofits devote 35% of their budget to overhead, they fare best in terms of attendance.
A special guest post from Ryan Biddulph to help nonprofits assess the value of running an active blog and interact with influencers.
Inside the Open Philanthropy Project, the group tasked with giving away Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz's massive fortune.
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