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.


Post date: October 28, 2019

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

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

Cause Marketing Compliance

"Cause marketing" can be a win-win for both parties—nonprofit and for-profit—but only if each sides does due dilligence to ensure that any and all legal requirements are met.

Post date: February 26, 2018

The ABC's of Forming Your 501(c)(3)

Watch a free recorded webinar from Harbor Compliance and Foundation Center on the process of starting a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Post date: January 19, 2018

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