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Meet the Incubator Shattering the Left/Right Brain Divide

Meet the Incubator Shattering the Left/Right Brain Divide

New Inc believes in mixing art and business.
Habitat for Humanity, MasterCard Building 'Work-Live' Spaces for Low-Income Business Owners

Habitat for Humanity, MasterCard Building 'Work-Live' Spaces for Low-Income Business Owners

Launched as a pilot program in Flint, Mich., the duplex structures aim to drive economic growth and revitalize beleaguered communities.
Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success

Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success

Having a board of directors is required for all non-profits. Here's how to create one that will help your non-profit flourish.
The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

Explore these six ways to generate money from individuals and groups in order to make your non-profit organization a success.
Your Nonprofit Needs These 5 Types of Donors

Your Nonprofit Needs These 5 Types of Donors

You've got to bring in the money if you want to achieve your mission. Here are five financial sources you should consider.
Attention Nonprofits: 5 Secrets to Attract Donors

Attention Nonprofits: 5 Secrets to Attract Donors

For nonprofits, fundraising isn't just about the 'ask.'
How This Theater Fills Its Empty Seats Every Night

How This Theater Fills Its Empty Seats Every Night

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.
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

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.
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

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

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

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.
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

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.
How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

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

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

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

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

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

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

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.
Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

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.
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

Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

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

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.
Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

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

Gurbaksh Chahal: What I Learned Starting a Foundation

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

How to Start a Foundation

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.

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