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The current situation of social enterprises and the nonprofit sector in Hungary: a brief overview

Social enterprises combining social aims with economic activities are becoming more and more widespread across the world. The role of social enterprises is particularly relevant in the United States and Western Europe, but there is a growing interest towards such initiatives in other regions – such as Central and Eastern Europe including Hungary – as well. 1,557 more words


There's more to it: Don't be so quick to judge Red Cross "failures"

Two weeks ago, ProPublica published an article, “How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti and Built Six Homes“, and has since, blown up the spotlight on the Red Cross regarding their “failures in Haiti”. 808 more words

Don't Confuse Overhead with Fraud

Yesterday’s morning paper greeted me with a big headline about charity fraud. The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against three national charities. I am pleased that action is being taken against charities who claim to make a difference in people’s lives but don’t. 451 more words


Transparency: A Note on Your Organization's Bittersweet Burden

In a recent court ruling, the IRS was ordered to release digitally-readable versions of charity tax forms.  An open-records advocacy group called Public.Resource.org filed a lawsuit against the government agency for converting Form 990s into PDF images which cannot be searched using data analytics.   451 more words

Philanthropy Communication In The Digital World

The Ups and Downs of Job Hunting: An Essay for your quarterlife crisis and more!

Perspective is a very funny thing. It is seemingly obvious; a simple concept we apply to our lives every day. However, in the thick of hard times, we lose ourselves to selfish impulses and unfair comparisons. 549 more words

Why the Free-Range MBA?

Hi! And welcome!

First, the background: I’m 31 years old, live in DC, and recently began business school. I have a BA in religious studies, a MA in international relations, and have never taken a single finance or marketing class in my life. 378 more words

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Year Four of Nonprofit Chapin & Tough Conversations

Today marks four years that I’ve had this blog and let me tell you, my third year was definitely my hardest so far. As you may remember, I received my Masters in Nonprofit Administration in December 2013, right before my blog turned three. 300 more words

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