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In Nonprofits, it Feels Like Everything Has to Be Done at Once!

That’s certainly the reaction we get when working with executive directors of early stage nonprofits. A mission statement, incorporating, IRS 1023, by-laws, forming the board, marketing, networking, fundraising. All of them seem to have to run concurrently to create the beginnings of stability for the organization. Of course it is not so different with well […]

Don’t Forget the Third Sector

Nonprofits, Non-government organizations, charitable organizations.  All of these are names for business organizations that serve a special public purpose and enjoy special treatment under the law.  Even though these corporations are called “non-profit” and cannot be designed primarily for profit-making, they should operate using sound business principles and ensure that their expenditures do not exceed […]

Dr. Mary Borg to Present Nonprofit Program Effectiveness Tools at Sept. 20 Conference

The 3rd Annual UNF Nonprofit Management Conference will be featuring Dr. Mary Borg from UNF, who will be presenting Outcomes, Outputs and Impact: Nonprofit Program Effectiveness. The one hour break session will help and organization determine the performance of their programming in what is a competitive and results oriented funding environment. Attendees will also find out what they can […]

New Video Show: Business Beat With Kevin Monahan, SBDC at UNF

Kevin Monahan, Certified Business Analyst, interviews the founders of 12 World Challenges about their innovative business model that helps nonprofits raise funds and promote their organization at the same time. The company has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to their friends at the UNF SBDC.

Nonprofit 101 :Thinking of Starting a Nonprofit?

The process of transforming your idea into an operating organization can be complicated. This workshop will provide the information you need to start a nonprofit organization in Northeast Florida ‐ begin with an understanding of why you may or may not want to start a nonprofit organization and what opportunities may be available to you. […]

Nonprofit Grantwriting Offered

Grant Proposals – Making the Case for Funding At the core of every successful grant proposal is the Case for Support, or Business Case. At its heart, it is the Value Proposition being presented to funders — why should you invest in this program or project. This 3-hour workshop is a hands-on, writing exercise to […]

Sponsorship/Donations Needed for Veterans/Service Disabled Veterans Entrepreneurship Class!

Two Inexpensive Laptops Needed The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida (UNF SBDC) has received funding from WorkSource to run two classes to teach up to 40 veterans and service disabled veterans how to run their own businesses. These classes will provide participating veterans with strong exposure to business basics while […]

Mission and Purpose:For Profit Slogans Sound Like Nonprofit Visions

Here is a nice perspective on company slogans by Terry Barber as recently posted in Forbes. Many of these slogans seem to come right out of a nonprofit mindset. Many of our clients show us similar slogans. Many of them are inspiring. All of them are a waste of time if you don’t back it […]

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