Celebrating Halloween with humor

October 31, 2016 at 4:13 pm Leave a comment

headshot of claudia smilingIt’s Halloween, trick or treat – and our treat for you is Vu Le’s latest humor blog on his site nonprofitwithballs.com –

25 quotes by famous people if they had worked in nonprofit.


We also came up with our own take on his #awesomenonprofitquotes below. Enjoy!

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. But don’t seed those new nonprofits.
— Robert Louis Stevenson


Jessica Howard, manager of communications & membership, in costume in our Columbus office.

The proper aim of giving is to put the recipients in a state where they no longer need our gifts; three years of funding and out they go.
—C. S. Lewis

No one need wait a single moment to improve the world unless you’re waiting for word on a proposal, which takes six months.
—Anne Frank

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to send a mail-merged thank you letter.

— John F. Kennedy
The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation. Just like the hours we put into the annual meeting and fundraising campaign.
— Mary Ritter Beard
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now apply to foundations to support them.

— Henry David Thoreau

One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with which form letter to appreciate it.
— Maya Angelou

Happy Halloween!
Claudia Y.W. Herrold

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