About the author

Nathan Hewitt (he/him) is a nonprofit and community-tech operations, strategy, and programs professional, currently focused on several personal and consulting projects. He most recently led the operations of Open Collective. Nathan’s writing has been featured in Nonprofit Quarterly and WIRED, and he presents and panels on topics such as the future of fiscal sponsorship, the solidarity economy, financial transparency, community engagement, nonprofit management, digital security basics, and DIY zine-making. On his blog, he has written about prison abolition, settler colonialism, and security culture, and he enjoys producing ambient and noise music.

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Artificial intelligence was not used in any stage of the creation of the texts on this site, except where otherwise noted.

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