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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

On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.

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

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.

Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

The nonprofit provides resources, business education and a supportive community to help women turn their ventures into serious moneymakers.

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

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.

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

The entrepreneur behind this unconventional attraction went all the way.

Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help

Many nonprofits can't afford the help of designers and copywriters. CrowdSpring's volunteer program offers a solution.

Need Inspiration? Three 'Doing Good' Success Stories

We follow up with some of our do-gooders from past columns.

From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

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.

An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

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

Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.

How and Why One Company Chose to Organize As a 'B Corp'

A B corporation designation can help back up a nonprofit's 'doing good' rep. Is it right for your social venture?

A Scrappy Entrepreneur's Plan B: Chewing Gum for a Cause

When his first idea doesn't hold water, an entrepreneur turns to gum -- and a philanthropic business model.

Craigslist Founder Launches a New Site to Connect Nonprofits

Craig Newmark's new site is designed to bring together a world's worth of helping hands.

A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger

Two Degrees addresses malnutrition in developing countries with a get-one, give-one sales approach.

A Social Entrepreneur Helps Homeless Dogs

A restaurateur develops a line of clothing to help control the pet population.

A Nonprofit Gives Tampa Kids Resources to Do Their Homework

An IT company leader works to provide technology and education to Tampa kids.

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Looking to start a nonprofit business? This guide will get you started.
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