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What if pizza shops had to manage their money like a nonprofit?

Jeanne Tedrow is president and CEO of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

Imagine a customer walking into a pizza shop to order a pizza, then only wanting to pay for the ingredients – flour, sauce, toppings, cheese. (See Pizza and a Laugh ‒ A Reminder about Your Nonprofit Financial Stress LevelNonprofit Quarterly, December 18, 2018.)

The What, Why & How to Diversity

It’s a scary topic that means different things to different people. It involves people looking at themselves and others, and acknowledging our differences. We tend to get hung up on surface-level diversity when the more important conversation is about how organizations can benefit the most from deep-level diversity, or diversity of thought. The way to tap into deep-level diversity is by accelerating the hiring and retention of a diverse workforce. In order to work collaboratively and create a sense of belonging, we will need to build a culture of inclusion.

Tax Policy Changes Could Protect and Enhance Charitable Giving

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy

If you haven’t yet filed your 2018 federal income taxes, there is a good chance you have a folder at home with records of the charitable contributions you made last year. There is an equally good chance you will never actually use these records when you file your taxes. The tax change at the root of this phenomenon is causing significant concern for nonprofits across North Carolina.