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Plenty of news has emanated lately from the nexus of government and the nonprofit sector. In recent months GrantStation has discussed President Joe Biden's For the People Act and its effect on…

For this week’s show we have a special guest. Some of you might recognize him for his role in popular series such as Quarterly Report or the full-length feature Government Grant Application. He…

Riddle me this: What do parenthood, youth work, training, and systems change have in common? The answer is simple: positive change is not easy to measure.

I was on the phone with my brother a couple weeks ago. "I think they're planning on reopening the office at the start of May. I should be able to get vaccinated soon after," he said.

This is a piece of pracademic writing. Pracademics is the application of research-based thinking to the practice of program development and management.

In early March, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the For the People Act—also known as H.R.1—by a ten-vote margin largely along party lines, with all congressional Democrats save one voting…

One of the most important tools that for-profit businesses have used for decades is a line of credit, and nonprofit organizations are now beginning to recognize that a nonprofit line of credit is…

Nonprofits are often intimately familiar with grants and the impact they can have on any organization. Whether your nonprofit makes grants or receives them, it’s important to know how they affect…

Tomorrow we go off the mountain. It has been just over a year since I or my husband has been anywhere except for the four-mile drive to our mailbox once every three weeks.

In Greek mythology, Heracles was given twelve seemingly impossible labors by King Eurystheus of Tiryns. Each was a gargantuan task, with near-certain odds of failure, but Heracles approached them…

The mirror in our bathroom doesn't get much use these days. With less public interaction, I've found little need to see if I'm leaving the house "presentable." On most days, my hair looks like if…

Your nonprofit likely collects revenue from a variety of sources, such as donations, merchandise, and event ticket sales. Your nonprofit also likely has applied for or thought about applying for…