True-Life Nonprofit Comics That'll Make You Giggle

January 15, 2020
2 minutes

Nonprofiteers, you deserve a giggle. And with all the free time we've got on our hands (ha!), we decided to share some of our daydream doodles. Read on and don't you dare stifle that chuckle!

We've all come across grants that require outrageous requirements, like submitting hard copies of the application to all 52 branches of the funder's foundation, sending in daily video updates, or even giving up naming rights to the ED's firstborn. It could be worse... right?

Illustrated comic titled "Anything for a Grant", showing a woman stressed out over a grant application that has some outrageous requests.

Ice Cube inspired us with his classic "It Was a Good Day". We imagined the very best day that a nonprofit could imagine and doodled it up with bright colors and a cheery wish-every-day-was-this-way attitude.

Illustrated comic titled "Today was a Good Day", showing nonprofit employees happily going about their business with no problems.

Yeah, your Major Gifts Officer finally secured a major, major gift from a donor, but at what cost? Years shaved off their life expectancy and added to their under-eye baggage is generally how it goes. But the organization is benefitting!

Illustrated comic titled "The Toll of the Gift", showing nonprofit employees celebrating a major donation while the Major Gifts Officer is sleeping on his desk, exhausted from the effort of obtaining the donation.i

Illustrated comic titled "Anything for a Grant", showing a woman stressed out over a grant application that has some outrageous requests.

Ridiculous acronyms are ridiculous! And also hilarious.

Illustrated comic titled "A.C.R.O.N.Y.M.S", showing a nonprofit fair with ridiculous organizations like "CARs: Clowns Against Rowboats".

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