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This unique and enormously practical article looks at how board/staff relationships played out in four small cultural organizations as each encountered a growth/financial crisis but it also defines the phases of the crises in ways that may help any organizations progressing through similar transitions.
The idea that foundations should be leading social change rather than following and supporting the direction of nonprofit activists on the front lines just seems wrong.
Boston College law professor Ray Madoff thinks that charities have taken a simplistic and problematic approach in their lobbying for the charitable deduction.
A restaurant in Maine successfully revitalized its business by hosting all-you-can-eat-for charity nights. Though it raised more than $600,000 for groups and individuals, it ran afoul of the law in doing so.
Senator Tom Coburn from Oklahoma introduced the PRO Sports Act to limit the tax status of large sports leagues. In response, the NFL has come back to highlight its tax payment prowess.
The House and the Senate are debating the particulars of a compromise version of the federal budgets passed by the U.S. House and Senate. The sequester and the safety net are on the table for budget negotiators.
Is there a pattern of government suppression of nonprofits being linked to environmental groups? A new case in Equador.
Another social media case is decided by the National Labor Relations Board, and this one diverges just a bit. An administrative law judge in San Francisco found that even if the use of Facebook to slam their nonprofit employer did qualify as “concerted activities,” the harshness and egregiousness of their commentary could properly lead to their dismissal.
Remembering Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader, activist, and philanthropist who passed away yesterday.
Executive directors often ask how to select the right candidate to serve as chief development officer. Here are some tips from Simone Joyaux.
When a gift comes wrapped in an enigma, it has extra heart value. That’s how it is with the annual gift of three gold coins dropped each year into the kettles of the Salvation Army in Morris, Illinois. It’s endeavors like this that make our lives sing.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has taken action to hold trustees of two struggling nonprofits accountable for what appear to be significant lapses in fiduciary oversight.
Kudos to The Guardian for getting ahold of the August board book of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), revealing the conservative lobbying group’s strategy for recovering from its membership and financial losses after its involvement in stand-your-ground legislation.
“Mother issues” in the board room and not so subtle conflicts of interest in a start-up gather like storm clouds in nonprofit land. Call the ethicist!
I believe that all boards should read the article and discuss what they have in place for their leader’s eventual exit.