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The exclusive 501(c)(3) status: cracking the code to nonprofit bliss

We all hear the term ‘501(c)(3)’ thrown around in the nonprofit sector, but what does it actually mean to be one? Read on for a top line assesment of the intricate IRS application process, and be one step closer to securing the financial status needed to run a successful nonprofit organization.

Meet Young Founder Rusty Stahl

A huge percentage of our readers dream of founding their own nonprofit one day. So, in the next few months we’ll be posting occasional interviews with “young founders” so that our community can learn from their experience. If you are a young founder of a “socially good” organization, or know one, shoot me an e-mail – […]

Meet Scott Overdyke

Our resident DC FLiP Julie Fagnani sat down with Scott Overdyke of, an online community of people changing the world one passion at a time. Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): Tell us a little about yourself – where  you went to school, what you majored in, and the interests that led you to a […]

Meet Rachel Doyle

This month FLiP is pleased to meet Rachel Doyle, Founder & President of GlamourGals.  The original CosmoGirl! of the Year award winner, Rachel embodies that magazine’s tagline, “Born to Lead.”  Rachel began her nonprofit in high school, grew it as a Cornell undergrad, and now, in her early twenties, she plans to double the size […]

Starting Your Own Foundation

So you say you want a…foundation? Well, you know. We all want to change the world… It might not be quite what the Beatles had in mind, but for more and more members of our generation, philanthropy seems to be a more appealing strategy than revolution.  We at FLiP, of course, are big supporters of […]

From the Ground Up: Building a Development Office

You’ve finally started that nonprofit you have been dreaming about, but how are you going to sustain the organization? While you may have a few initial donors who are willing to help get your organization off the ground, their funds will only last so long. That is why it is essential to create a development […]

Meet Akira Barclay

Akira Johnson Barclay is Director of Development for The Catalog for Giving of New York City. In addition to those responsibilities, she is also managing the development of the first young leadership group for that organization. Prior to joining the staff at The Catalog in February, Ms. Barclay founded and continues to develop The Foundation […]