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Top of the Lake: Coffee in Pursuit of the Greater Good

Situated at the top of a lake lies a small town. If you were to journey into the town, you would meet the most generous, kind, and hospitable people you’ve ever met. And, you may just be offered a cup of coffee… This small town is where the idea for the coffee company...

Using A.I. to Write Grants: Risks and Benefits

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is making significant inroads into various fields, including nonprofit organizations. One area where AI shows considerable promise is in writing assistance. As nonprofits continually seek...

Grant Scams: Essential Strategies for Protection

In the nonprofit sector, where every dollar counts toward advancing important causes, grant scams pose a particularly insidious threat. These scams not only jeopardize financial resources but also undermine the trust and credibility that nonprofits work so hard to...
Grant Scams: Essential Strategies for Protection

Grant Scams: Essential Strategies for Protection

In the nonprofit sector, where every dollar counts toward advancing important causes, grant scams pose a particularly insidious threat. These scams not only jeopardize financial resources but also undermine the trust and credibility that nonprofits work so hard to...

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Blurring the Lines Between Non and For-Profit

Blurring the Lines Between Non and For-Profit

In the world of philanthropy and social good, the lines between nonprofit and for-profit entities can often blur, leading to common misconceptions about the organizational structures behind some of the most beloved brands. A nonprofit organization is one that is...

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The Art of Donor Stewardship

The Art of Donor Stewardship

In the realm of nonprofit fundraising, the relationship between organizations and their donors is akin to a delicate dance, where each step is crucial for maintaining harmony and ensuring continued support. Donor stewardship, the practice of building and nurturing...

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Changes in Funding

Changes in Funding

Funding is decreasing for nonprofits right now due to a myriad of reasons. Due to the changes in donor demographics, community-centric funding, foundation re-focus, and the economy/inflation, fundraising is changing like never before. Below, we answer some questions...

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Arula in the Wild: Founded in FoCo 2024

Arula in the Wild: Founded in FoCo 2024

Overview Founded in FoCo has done it again! This year the event expanded across the entire week of March 4th - 8th was hosted at the spacious Fort Collins Senior Center off of Raintree Drive and offered four different tracks throughout the week for attendees to...

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A Guide to Preparing for Grant Reporting

A Guide to Preparing for Grant Reporting

Grant reporting is a crucial aspect of grant management, and it involves the documentation and communication of the progress, outcomes, and financial status of a grant-funded project to the grantor or funding agency. Not only is reporting important for measuring...

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Reflections from the Founder

Reflections from the Founder

As we mark another milestone in Arula’s journey, I find myself in a reflective state, contemplating the remarkable path we have traversed since our inception. From the outset, Arula was conceived not merely as a business but as an innovation towards supporting the...

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