Nonprofit Nightlife

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Tales from The Nonprofit Galaxy

Art and Humor by Miriam Engleberg

The cartoon Planet501c3 pokes fun at life in the nonprofit sector: 501(c)(3) is the IRS designation for nonprofit corporations. Planet501c3 was written and drawn by Miriam Engelberg, with ideas and suggestions provided by CompassPoint staff and many others. Two popular compilations of the cartoons, They Came from Planet501c3 and Planet501c3: The Next Generation, are only available for purchase through CompassPoint. Help support the Planet by buying either collection to give to your co-workers!

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Nonprofit Nightlife (11/15/2002)
Cartoon Transcript:

A line of casually dressed people are entering a club. The bouncer holds up his hand saying, "Sorry, your suit violates the dress code" to a man dressed in a fancy suit. 3 people entering the club are thinking: "I hope I meet a big funder tonight." The guy selling tickets says, "Admission is $10, but with a $30 pledge you'll get this tote bag filled with glow sticks." The woman next to him hands out clip boards saying, "No entry without filling out an intake form." A man is saying to her, "Excuse me -- this says I have to choose one type of music as my favorite. Can't I choose two?" Two DJs are on a stage. One says, "This is an odd setup." The other replies, "It's all donated equipment. I've figured out a way to connect the 8-track player to the turntable."

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