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Faith-Based Funds: Presto Chango
Rick Cohen explores the faith-based federal funds initiative launched by President Bush and revamped by President Obama.
Six of Our Board Members Are in Prison
Do you have a hard time getting board members to meetings? Justice Now, a California organization working in women’s prison issues, has ten board members, of whom six are imprisoned. There is much to learn from them about involving board members in str …
Alligators in the Boardroom and Urban Legends About Nonprofits
Urban myths and legends gain a measure of credibility just by their frequent telling and longevity — and nonprofits aren’t immune.
Feng Shui Your Cubicle
You may not be able to change what co-workers do in their cubicle, but you can make your own corner of the workplace one that nurtures you.
A Bigger Budget and Smaller Butt in Just 12 Weeks!
Blue Avocado highlights a Make-A-Wish Executive Director who took an unusual approach to raising funds for her organization.
Life on Planet 501c: Contest Winners
To mark one year exploring nonprofit life, we asked readers to enter our competition for the a wacky nonprofit moment. Here are the winners!
Too Many Nonprofits? Yes – At Least Too Many AIDS Organizations
Mark Ishaug, CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, expresses concern about reduced support for the HIV/AIDS community.
From Air Force Captain to Nonprofit Fundraiser
Keira Havens reflects on her career change from the armed services to working in fundraising for the nonprofit sector.
When You Lose Your Health Insurance Coverage
Health care is a society-wide crisis as well as a personal, individual one, and there aren’t ready solutions on either level.
Layoff Stories from Blue Avocado Readers
We asked Blue Avocado readers to tell us how you found out you had gotten laid off. Too often grace and consideration aren’t part of it.