June 24, 2019

#SixWordHorrorStory | The nonprofit edition

Nonprofit horror stories in six words or less, all based on real life experiences.

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1

Low salary but fulfilling work.

2

You’ll be managing millennials.

3

We’re doing a strategy rethink. (Again).

4

The minister will be here “any minute”.

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5

You should partner with them.

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6

Do you have your FCRA license?

7

We have three new interns.

8

Work at a nonprofit? I need to donate clothes.

9

There’s no coffee.

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10

What’s the cost per beneficiary?

11

Who else is funding your idea?

12

How many lives have you touched?

13

You need to hire an outside CEO.

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14

It’s reporting season.

15

What’s your revenue model?

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16

I will be unreachable on vacation.

17

Nonprofit jholawallas are all bleeding hearts.

18

I work at a nonprofit. (…Awkward silence)

19

We are facing technical difficulties.

20

When are you getting a real job?

This humour piece was inspired by the Twitter thread #SixWordHorrorStory by Deadant. You can find the entire thread here.

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