Nonprofits

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.
Nonprofits

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Social Entrepreneurship

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.
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.
Volunteering

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.
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.
Social Entrepreneurs

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.
Kickstarter

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.
Charity

5 Ways to Experience Non-Materialistic Gratification

As entrepreneurs, we have the ability to impact the lives of others in a positive way.
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Nonprofit Marketing

4 Lessons That Nonprofits Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Paid attention lately to what United Way and the American Heart Association are up to? Maybe you should.
The Grind

When It Makes Sense to Turn a Passion Project Into a Nonprofit

Before you jump head first into the world of nonprofits, make sure you are ready and that type of structure fits into your overall mission
Social Entrepreneurship

Books as a Human Right: Meet the Startup Building a Cloud-Based Library for Students in the Developing World

Library for All has built a 1,700-plus book library for students in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that exists in the cloud.
Partnerships

How Your Business Can Build Lasting Partnerships With Nonprofits

Building a long-term partnership with a nonprofit can be great for your business and the community but a lasting, meaningful alliance can't be bought with a large check.

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