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990 Filing Season!

990 Filing Season!

April showers bring… May tax returns. That doesn't quite have the same ring to it, huh? But it's true – we're coming up on 990 filing season for nonprofits! So while nonprofits rush to prepare their Form 990s, I'm answering listener questions about them. What do you...

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Putting a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization in Hyper-Sleep

Putting a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization in Hyper-Sleep

When you're running a 501c3 nonprofit organization, you're tasked with making the right decisions for it – even in the face of unexpected challenges (hello, global pandemic!). There's no one-size-fits-all approach to deal with a crisis, so making those decisions is...

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Nonprofit Dissolution: It's Complicated!

Nonprofit Dissolution: It's Complicated!

Nonprofit dissolution is a difficult decision, no matter your mission. But once you make that decision, do you really know what it means to dissolve your nonprofit? Today, we answer the big questions from listeners in that exact situation: How do you know when it's...

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Nonprofit Q&A: Listen to Your Nonprofit Treasurer!

Nonprofit Q&A: Listen to Your Nonprofit Treasurer!

Not everyone who works in nonprofits is an expert in handling nonprofit funds - and that's okay! If you're getting a gut feeling that something just isn't right (or maybe your nonprofit treasurer is...), you should listen. This episode is a throwback to March of 2020...

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The Curse of Employee Turnover

The Curse of Employee Turnover

Nonprofits are only as good as the people who run them. So what happens if you can't find talented, dedicated people? Or if the awesome people you find keep leaving? Jason Viana, Executive Director of The Open Door, joins me for this conversation about finding, and...

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How to Be a Savvy Donor

How to Be a Savvy Donor

It's the end of a tough year, and nonprofits have been hit hard. Year-end giving is more important than ever. But how do you know who is a good charity to give to? Tune into this episode, revived from 2019, to find out the best (and worst!) ways to decide who deserves...

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Nonprofit Q&A: The Unpaid “Employees” Edition

Nonprofit Q&A: The Unpaid “Employees” Edition

Charles McDonald, Executive Director of Community Engagement Partners, joins us for another round of listener questions! If you lose your tax exempt status, can you just switch to a for-profit? Or, how open do nonprofits have to be about who is on their board of...

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How to get the most out of your board meetings

How to get the most out of your board meetings

Are your nonprofit board meetings productive as they can be? Or do you walk away feeling like you wasted time and didn't get much done? It doesn't have to be that way! Matt Homann from Filament joined me to answer some burning nonprofit questions about how to hold a...

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