Why Is Forprofit a Negative Word in Nonprofit?

One sure way to fire me up is to think you can have my time for free. Like you, I am given the same amount of minutes in the day yet because of what I do, people have a perception that I have more time to give.

Short on time today, something struck me like this morning on Facebook and I wanted post about this video, this concept. Why is it a negative that someone working in nonprofit earns a decent wage? Why can’t a person earn $80,000.00 plus a year with benefits because they work for a nonprofit?

You hire for skill sets and we invest in acquiring these skills yet in the nonprofit sector, why aren’t the wages more competitive? Many nonprofits do a wonderful job and don’t abuse the organization or donor trust yet the stigmatism surrounding this is frustrating.

A challenge to you, shift your perspective.

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