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The social sector is one of the fastest growing sectors of the workforce since the recession, with over 35,000 new nonprofits starting during the recession years alone. What does it take to start a nonprofit?
Many of us came into the social sector fueled by a passion for change. But the pressures of the sector-seeking funding, measuring impact, and other competing priorities-can sap energy quickly, causing burnout.