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Findings on US Donation Trends, 2015–2020

This fact sheet from the Nonprofit Trends and Impacts 2021 Report outlines key findings on nonprofit donation trends from 2015 through 2019 and in 2020.

Post date: December 14, 2021
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National Findings on Diversity and Representation in the Nonprofit Sector

This fact sheet from the Nonprofit Trends and Impacts 2021 Report outlines key findings on the populations nonprofits serve and the diversity of nonprofit board members and executives.

Post date: December 14, 2021
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Value of Volunteer Time

Independent Sector regularly releases an updated estimate of the national value of volunteer time, as well as state specific values.

Post date: February 27, 2021

Asking the Right Person for the Right Amount

Three stories that highlight the importance of choosing the right prospective donors and asking for the right amount.

Post date: January 29, 2021

Pros and Cons of Using Form 1023-EZ for Starting a Nonprofit

In 2014, the IRS released the 1023-EZ, giving small nonprofits a streamlined - and less expensive - way of applying for tax-exempt status. There has been much criticism of the form and some indicators that less-than-authentic organizations have used it to gain tax-exempt status. This article looks at the good and the bad of this option.

Post date: December 10, 2019

A Business Plan Can Help Make Your Nonprofit Successful

This article identifies differences between for profit and not for profit business plans and outlines why a business plan is important.

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Post date: October 28, 2019
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NH Nonprofit Data - In Brief 2019

The Center released the a new report in August 2019, entitled New Hampshire’s Nonprofit Sector in Brief which focuses on the 6,547 charitable nonprofits located in New Hampshire and their economic impact within the state.

Post date: October 25, 2019
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The Evolution of Your Board and Your Nonprofit

Rick Szilagyi of Lexian Management Associates describes how a nonprofit board evolves alongside the organization using the nonprofit lifecycle model.

Post date: July 11, 2019

Facebook Basics for Social Media Management: Profiles and Pages and Groups, Oh My!

Lauriane Lebrun of Lexian Management Associates explains the various kinds of pages and groups on Facebook and how you might want to use them for your organization.

Post date: July 11, 2019

How Committees Can Help Prevent Volunteer Burnout

Rick Szilagyi and Lauriane Lebrun of Lexian Management Associates share their framework for volunteer committees that work well without burning out.

Post date: July 10, 2019

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