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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist - Arizona Gives Day

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Is the upcoming Arizona Gives Day a good opportunity to do this? We can make Arizona Gives Day 2014 a success! Like this article?

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: What does the repeal of Arizona's solicitation law mean to my nonprofit?

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Question: How have the requirements for charitable solicitation registration in Arizona changed with new legislation? posted by. Let’s hope.

What are you doing for Arizona Gives Day?

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Arizona Gives Day Nonprofit. Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. Not only does Arizona Gives. posted by. supporters.

Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Arizona Grantmakers Forum. It seems clear that Arizona's philanthropic sector is underdeveloped relative to most other parts of the country.

Research Friday: Current Status of Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Arizona Grantmakers Forum. One never-ending concern for nonprofits is funding. posted by. Marissa Theisen , President & CEO.

Research Friday: Arizona’s seniors: The latest profile of volunteering behavior

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continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. posted by Carlton Yoshioka, Ph.D. 2011).

Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation

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In a normal month, 40 to 50 Arizona nonprofits will gain ‘public charity’ status from the IRS. Mark Hager start-ups starting a nonprofi

Helping Nonprofits Helps You

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company that is involved with a nonprofit organization, or is active within a charity gains a huge advantage over a company that does not.

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Research Friday: ASU is an Important Central Hub for Nonprofit Organizations

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Mary McGillicuddy , Nonprofit Leadership. & Management Student, Arizona State University. posted by. Welcome to Research Friday !

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

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The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit. Arizona. Arizona state taxes: $12 per license/location. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start.

Diversity recruitment key to nonprofit boards achieving mission

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Boards are the brain trusts of nonprofit organizations, responsible for providing leadership, oversight, expertise, guidance, accountability, vision, fundraising and an invaluable connection to community. So, how can diversity help nonprofit boards better accomplish their mission? Let that sink in a moment. percent of the U.S.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: How do I fill out form 1023?

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Think of form 1023 as a report of efforts in forming a nonprofit organization instead of simply a form that needs to be filled out. posted by.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: Legal protection of control within public charities

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Do you have questions about starting, governing, managing or operating a nonprofit organization? Contact one of our nonprofit specialists today!

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

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continuing series, we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. 2006).

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist - Applying for 501c3 status with new 1023-EZ form

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posted by Anne Byrne , Professional-in-Residence, ASU Lodestar Center Question: I am starting a nonprofit organization and need to apply for 501c3 status. This form is significantly shorter and easier to complete than the regular application, which is a welcome change for aspiring small nonprofit organizations. Like this article?

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance: AMI 2014 Reflections

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third generation native of Arizona, Lyn is currently Sr. Read Lyn McDonough''s, " Evolution of Today’s Nonprofit Pr ofessional.".

Lights, Camera, Nonprofit Social Media Engagement!

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As a nonprofit, your message is most likely tailored toward a specific cause, whether it’s through news, links, or photos. If you have a news update or link, take or find a photo that fits with your nonprofit’s mission and enhances the update. posted by Isaac Kiehl , ICAN , Positive Programs for Youth, Communications Coordinator.

An Alternative to Writing RFPs for Nonprofit Websites and Technology

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Communications Director and Content Strategist Highway Twenty A Request for Proposal (RFP) is a common way nonprofit organizations invite bids for products and services. Nonprofits must realize that no matter how worthy their cause, they cannot have fast, cheap, AND high quality all at once -- it’s just not realistic. the budget).

Charities are not the only nonprofits on the block

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Yes, 501(c)(3) organizations make up the majority of the nonprofit sector, but there are 29 types of 501(c) organizations. posted by.

Get Creative! with Nonprofit Social Media

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When starting out with social media as a nonprofit, it can be a tricky and confusing process. It’s about your cause. Like this article?

Sometimes nonprofit social media successes are solely in the execution

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Do you want news, updates, and advice on everything nonprofit-related? medium nonprofits have barriers to overcome. posted by. for Youth.

Show Me Your Nonprofit Dashboard!

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Nonprofit Dashboards, Guest Post by Jacob Smith. dashboard can be your nonprofit’s trusted adviser.  Flickr Photo by See No Evil.

Evolution of Today’s Nonprofit Professional

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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Some small nonprofits would feel grateful to accomplish this in such a short time. ASU Lodestar Center.

Effective inbound marketing for nonprofit organizations

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Such an economical move would benefit nonprofit organizations and help focus their budget on their causes instead of their marketing strategies.

One amazing strategy for marketing your nonprofit

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Well, if your group is full of animal lovers check out your nearby pound or at any of the Arizona Humane Society centers. Play with puppies!

Eight marketing tools to effectively communicate your nonprofit’s message

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What most people do not realize is that nonprofit organizations experience similar complications and obstacles that a businesses face.

Reflections of a Nonprofit Heart

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At that moment, my nonprofit heart was born. My grown-up, nonprofit heart is profoundly grateful. posted by. Laura L. Bush, Ph.D.

Wrap Up of Nonprofit Llama Drama

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They were all the rage, and some nonprofits ran with it too. If you missed it, let''s quickly recap: Described as the "Bonnie and Clyde of llamas," two llamas broke out of an Arizona retirement home and instigated a high-speed llama chase across the state. How did you your nonprofit use the llama drama to your advantage?

Digital storytelling and video buying basics for nonprofits

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constantly hear from nonprofit organizations struggling with how to effectively leverage the attention of this digitally-immersed audience. Below are some of the primary issues I see from nonprofits when trying to tell their stories through online videos: What? posted by Audra Buras Chief Distribution Officer, IMMINENT Digital. Where?

Why you want your nonprofit to fail

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posted by Chloe Silva , Program Coordinator ASU Lodestar Center In a society fundamentally rooted in capitalism, how can nonprofits argue their worth when their work cannot be translated into a monetary sum? Increasingly, nonprofit organizations are looking for new ways to measure (and thereby validate) the importance of their work.

Four ways to improve your nonprofit marketing efforts

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Marketing doesn''t have to be painful for nonprofit organizations with limited resources. Make Your Nonprofit Organization Cellphone Friendly.

It’s 2013: Where’s your nonprofit’s social media policy?

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Should you change your nonprofit’s Facebook profile image to show support of a hot political issue? ASU Lodestar Center. But they should!).

Nonprofit? Really, is that the best name we can come up with?

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Clearly, to me anyway, the frontrunner is "nonprofit organizations" operating in a "nonprofit sector." posted by. Mark Hager, Ph.D.

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Research Friday: Senior Arizona volunteers -- how do they stack up against the rest of the nation?

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Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes, and we in the nonprofit sector are thankful for their involvement any time we can get it. posted by.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: How to Start a Nonprofit Organization.

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Disclaimer Wednesday, June 1, 2011 How to Start a Nonprofit Organization: Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make the Leap posted by Robert Duea , Professional in Residence ASU Lodestar Center and Pat Lewis , Senior Professional in Residence ASU Lodestar Center So, youre thinking about starting a nonprofit organization. Thank you.

Fighting for a cause

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recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience. Apply for Public Allies Arizona today!

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

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Today we are highlighting the work of Thom Reilly , Director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. The Great Recession and its aftermath have forced nonprofits to seek out new and different ways to address their challenges. This article was originally published by Taylor & Francis Online. 2014).

Meet Dr. James A. Levine: The 1st “You can walk and work!”Evangelist

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”  That’s why movement is the killer app for nonprofit learning ! Happy Healthy Nonprofit WalkingOffices appeared.

How to Use Social Influence to Inspire Action

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Persuading people is never easy, but it can be a game-changing skill in the nonprofit world. You just have to know how.  . Let me explain.

Research Friday: Many Nonprofits Face Cash Crisis

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Nonprofit Finance Fund. We've had a great response thus far to Research Friday, our weekly series on nonprofit research. posted by.