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Successful Nonprofits Podcast


Aug 22, 2017

We invited Dahna Godlstein on the podcast after reading her blog post Don’t Do It: Don’t start a nonprofit. After reading her thought provoking blog post, we did a bit of research. A few highlights from our conversation include (timestamp): (9:00) Why you shouldn’t start a nonprofit (17:30) Why you should consider starting a for-profit company instead of a nonprofit organization (20:15) How to tell if your organization is among the walking dead (24:20) The tech issues that nonprofit executives and board memberships should be thinking about (it’s not what you think) (29:00) How to garner financial support for your organization’s technology (36:15) The value of failure in the nonprofit sector (39:00) The one bad habit common in the nonprofit sector that we should avoid