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This week we welcome a special guest post from Kerrin Smith at Catchafire! Catchafire is just beginning to expand to Chicago and we’re so excited for them to launch. Your non-profit can apply to win a free 6-month membership — check it out!

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Published November 20th, 2014 by

 

Non-profits are always looking for ways to build capacity and increase their outcomes.  As organizations grow and expand they may need to increase their staff, find volunteers or get help with building a website or with fundraising. Below are a few resources that can be helpful for non-profits.

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Published November 10th, 2014 by

In-Kind Donations 101: A Guide to In-Kind Donations

Ever heard of an in-kind donation? Have excess items laying around that you no longer use? Looking for a way to help others in need? This guide to in-kind donations will provide you with what you need to know and how they can…

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This fall, we’re creating blogs focused on various resources charities might need. This blog is part of a series focused on becoming a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization from a Zealous Good team member who has done it before! Stay tuned throughout the next few months for direction on Registering for…

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Published October 18th, 2013 by

This fall, we’re creating blogs focused on various resources charities might need. This blog is part of a series focused on becoming a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization from a Zealous Good team member who has done it before! Stay tuned throughout the next few months for direction on Registering for…

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Ever curious what the top questions are that we hear here at Zealous Good? Alex & Morgan demystify what questions we commonly are asked so that you can easily know the answers! Have any other questions? Just ask them in the comment section and we’ll answer them promptly!

What are…

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Published September 9th, 2013 by

It’s pretty obvious that a benefit of donating excess items is knowing you have helped someone in need! But secondary motivation to that awesome feeling can be the tax benefits received from giving a tax deductible donation to a nonprofit organization! This short guide will give donors an idea about…

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Published August 12th, 2013 by

The day has finally come: your husband finally agrees to remodel the living room, and you’ve already started selecting the new, beautiful furniture you’re going to buy. But what to do with your old belongings? If you’re looking for an easy way to have your old sofa, recliner,…

Read More Need a Used Furniture Pick-Up? We’ve Got You Covered!