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Attention Nonprofits: 5 Secrets to Attract Donors
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For nonprofits, fundraising isn't just about the 'ask.'
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How This Theater Fills Its Empty Seats Every Night

How This Theater Fills Its Empty Seats Every Night

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The Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles took a chance on Goldstar, a primary ticket seller, and watched its annual revenue increase by a cool million dollars.
April 13, 2014 in Money
How This CEO Combined a For-Profit and Nonprofit and Made Both Better For It

How This CEO Combined a For-Profit and Nonprofit and Made Both Better For It

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Saundra Pelletier is the CEO of both the international nonprofit WomanCare Global and the for-profit biotech firm Evofem. Bringing these two, distinct teams together under one umbrella involved some unexpected challenges.
April 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

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Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
February 24, 2014 in Marketing
Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

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Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
February 3, 2014 in Your Business Plan
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

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As founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, Shiza Shahid is determined to help women around the world get access to an education. And she's learning a lot along the way.
January 21, 2014 in Innovation
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

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Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
December 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

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The non-profit which employs former gang members is now selling a selection of food products at Ralphs and Food 4 Less chains.
December 4, 2013 in Branding
Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift

Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift

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Adam Braun set up his mission-driven organization to operate with the efficiency and transparency of a Fortune 500 best-in-class business.
November 26, 2013 in Business Management
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, Dabble offers lessons in landing a startup job, SCORE presents its practical guide to starting a nonprofit, Startup Weekend lets entrepreneurs loose with 3D printers. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
November 18, 2013 in News and Trends
Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

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Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
October 10, 2013 in Starting a Business
Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

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A Certified B Corporation is a for-profit business dedicated to social and environmental issues. Here, what the certification entails, and how your own mission-driven startup can benefit.
August 6, 2013 in Business Management
How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

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Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
May 27, 2013 in Business Management
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

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How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
February 12, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

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On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.
January 7, 2013 in Financing
Gurbaksh Chahal: What I Learned Starting a Foundation

Gurbaksh Chahal: What I Learned Starting a Foundation

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After committing $1 million to launch a nonprofit, the serial entrepreneur shares three things he learned along the way.
November 12, 2012 in Startup Basics
How to Start a Foundation

How to Start a Foundation

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Establishing a nonprofit requires an ongoing commitment, not just an initial injection of funding. Here are the steps to take when you're ready to jump in.
October 23, 2012 in How To Start a Business
Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

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The nonprofit provides resources, business education and a supportive community to help women turn their ventures into serious moneymakers.
October 3, 2012 in Financing
Spotlight: Fair Trade USA's Paul Rice, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Spotlight: Fair Trade USA's Paul Rice, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

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Paul Rice's Fair Trade USA has helped improve the lives of agricultural workers worldwide. His inspirational story makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
September 11, 2012 in Profiles
How the Museum of Sex Turned a Nonprofit Snub into an Asset

How the Museum of Sex Turned a Nonprofit Snub into an Asset

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The entrepreneur behind this unconventional attraction went all the way.
June 14, 2012 in Success Stories
Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help

Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help

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Many nonprofits can't afford the help of designers and copywriters. CrowdSpring's volunteer program offers a solution.
March 3, 2012 in Success Stories
Need Inspiration? Three 'Doing Good' Success Stories

Need Inspiration? Three 'Doing Good' Success Stories

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We follow up with some of our do-gooders from past columns.
February 12, 2012 in Success Stories
From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

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How Lee Rhodes went from battling illness to creating a votive and candleholder company that offers comfort to consumers and financial support to cancer patients.
October 24, 2011 in Success Stories
An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

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Sir Richard's delivers free condoms to developing nations, trading on the buy one, give one away model made famous by TOMS shoes.
September 26, 2011 in Success Stories

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