I am involved in a lot of nonprofits. And when I reached the ripe old age of 60, I wanted to provide leadership to some I had been involved in.
Volunteer activities can foster enormous leadership skills. The nonprofit professional volunteer world is a laboratory for self - realization.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Nonprofit status is what created the Bible Belt. The tax code brought religion back to this country.