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How to Start a New 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

Jeremy Gregg Philanthropy Leave a Comment

Countless times over the past decade or so, I have received the following basic email/phone call/LinkedIn message: “I recently met someone who wants to start a nonprofit. They are incredibly passionate about their cause and would be great at it, but they need some help with raising money. Could you speak with them and tell them how to get started?” …

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Why innovate when you have $700 million?

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I was delighted to receive an email from Sarah Nelson, Chief Philanthropy Officer for Communities Foundation of Texas, announcing that the 50+ year-old grantmaker was getting a facelift. (There is a fantastic video about it here) My excitement was not because the organization needed it. In fact, I am sure that many feel the rebranding is an unnecessary expense — …