Nonprofits

How One Woman Reinvented Her Career After Nearly 30 Years by Becoming a Franchisee
Run a Better Business

How One Woman Reinvented Her Career After Nearly 30 Years by Becoming a Franchisee

After spending much of her career at Motorola, Linda Zager learned that selling consulting services required different techniques than selling phones.
Carly Okyle
Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings
Run a Better Business

Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings

The ousted charity leaders never provided the structures and controls needed to be protectors of the generosity coming their way.
Ray Hennessey
Public Acknowledgement Is an Effective Way to Get and Keep Donors
Nonprofit Marketing

Public Acknowledgement Is an Effective Way to Get and Keep Donors

Lots of organizations depend on donors. Here's how to get them to keep on giving.
Heather Ripley
Pizza Hut Launches a Line of Pizza-Themed Apparel
Franchises

Pizza Hut Launches a Line of Pizza-Themed Apparel

Pizza Hut is just one of the many fast food franchises trying to attract a younger demographic with quirky merchandise.
Lindsay Friedman
Meet the New 'TEDx' of Social Action
Nonprofits

Meet the New 'TEDx' of Social Action

TOM, which focuses on assistive technology, takes its theme from the Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam, meaning 'repair the world.'
Zach Cutler
With a Public Benefit Corporation, Profit and Good Karma Can Coexist
Benefit Corporation

With a Public Benefit Corporation, Profit and Good Karma Can Coexist

What if you want to 'give back' yet still make money? That happy blend is now possible.
Tim Howes
10 Incredible Nonprofits and the Women Behind Them
America's Small Business Heroes

10 Incredible Nonprofits and the Women Behind Them

From Girls Who Code to Women for Women International, women-led organizations are making the world better.
Elizabeth Chung
5 Universal Truths About Entrepreneurship Learned From Rwandan Coffee Farmers
America's Small Business Heroes

5 Universal Truths About Entrepreneurship Learned From Rwandan Coffee Farmers

No two people will ever have the same journey but in the fundamentals, we all walk the same path.
Darrah Brustein
This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?
America's Small Business Heroes

This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?

Instead of constantly fundraising, Y Combinator graduate Watsi has adopted a more defined model.
Laura Entis
A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit
Benefit Corporation

A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit

Consider these five factors if you're interested in reincorporating to help social and environmental causes while maintaining your bottom line.
Gene Bulmash
Volunteer to Help Those in Need -- and Become a Better Entrepreneur
Take It From The Pros

Volunteer to Help Those in Need -- and Become a Better Entrepreneur

Giving time to a nonprofit will not only benefit the organization, it'll reduce your stress and sharpen your professional focus.
Michael Moran
Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits
Indiegogo

Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits

Nonprofits can now raise money on the crowdfunding platform without paying the typical 5 percent service fee.
Catherine Clifford
A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits
America's Small Business Heroes

A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits

When your business is mission-driven, there is the added complexity of educating potential customers on the purpose and the drive behind the organization.
Carol Roth
Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit
America's Small Business Heroes

Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit

Yancey Strickler explains why the for-profit model works for his mission-driven crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
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