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Are You A Marketing Wiz? Idealist is Hiring, Again!

In our continued and tireless efforts to connect the world’s idealists—people who want to do good—with opportunities for action, we’ve decided we could use a hand! The Idealist team is looking for a superstar marketing professional who can do it all: strategize, project-manage, juggle a complex portfolio, and support a team of program staff so […]


Love Idealist? Join the Team, We’re Hiring!

Big news from Idealist HQ in New York City: We’re currently searching for the newest addition to our growing team of social-impact superstars! If you have an interest in providing a great user experience, exude patience and empathy, and love snacks you could be our next Community Support Associate! Community Support Associate opportunity Our Community […]


501(c)What? Understanding the Nonprofit Tax Lingo

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Every sector has its lingo, and in the nonprofit world, a lot of it has to do with taxes. In fact, there’s an entire section of the tax code devoted to nonprofit organizations: Section 501(c) of Title 26, to be exact. You don’t need to be a tax expert to be involved with a nonprofit […]


The Eager Applicant’s Guide to Great Reference Letters

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You’re applying to graduate school or a competitive fellowship program and you’re ready to start the application process, and so it’s time to ask for letters of recommendation. But where do you begin? Many fellowship and graduate programs require up to three reference letters, and while approaching three mentors for a time-consuming request can seem […]