10 myths about working for nonprofits by Alison Green on October 24, 2011 As someone who has spent my whole career working for nonprofits, I’m used to hearing all the stereotypes and myths about the sector: nonprofits are touchy-feely places without rigor, where you can’t care about money and you’re probably a hippie, blah blah blah. There are of course nonprofits that fit this stereotype — but there are plenty that don’t, and in fact there’s a growing trend in the sector toward good management, accountability, and rigor around results. Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I take on 10 of the biggest myths about working in nonprofits. You can check it out here. You may also like:are nonprofits more dysfunctional?6 career myths you shouldn’t fall fordo you want to work at a nonprofit?