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How to Make Decent Money Working in the Non-Profit Sector

Do you wish you could walk away from your dollar-driven job and do something meaningful instead? Are you happiest when making a difference, but concerned about how you'd pay the bills if you worked for a non-profit? Well, working for charities doesn't always mean working for charity. In fact, there are many organizations that are run just like companies, and pay reasonable salaries.

The biggest difference between for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations, other than the bottom line, is where the money comes from. Fundraising for contributions from individuals and corporations is a primary means of bringing in money for non-profits, but many also rely on government and private grants. Funds awarded as a grant are usually intended for specific uses such as the purchase of technology, the construction of a building, marketing, or paid positions for staff.

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