By Tiana Velez
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 03.17.2006
advertisementNot often can you discuss the complexity of nonprofit funding and infrastructure over tubs of Play-Doh and pipe cleaners.
On Thursday morning, about 40 people representing a broad spectrum of nonprofit organizations attended the first in a series of meetings hosted by the Southern Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits and the newly formed Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.
The tables were adorned with the usual pen and paper, and were topped with small tubs of Play-Doh, candy and pipe cleaners. The d�cor broke the ice and set a lighthearted mood for the three-hour meeting, which dealt with some otherwise serious issues � chief among them, the challenges facing nonprofit groups in Arizona. "