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Nonprofits and Copyrights: What You Need to Know

Posted by on February 2nd, 2010
Posted in Blog, Nonprofit Annual Report, Nonprofit Copywriting, Nonprofit Messaging, Nonprofit Taglines    Tags: , , ,

When your organization develops a new tagline, designs a new logo, or publishes a great annual report (perhaps with the help of Mission Minded), often the next question is about protecting your intellectual property.

How do you ensure that your investment in effective communications isn’t watered down by plagiarism?

Kate Spelman offers a good overview of nonprofit copyright issues in the most recent issue of Blue Avocado. It’s a good basic primer for any nonprofit professional.

Of particular note is her discussion of Creative Commons, an alternative to traditional copyright and an approach favored by Mission Minded.


Zach Hochstadt is a Mission Minded Founding Partner and runs Mission Minded’s Denver office, leading the company’s creative teams in the areas of message development, writing, graphic design, and web design and development.

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