Article series by Rosemary Bayer and Lee Gorman
Re-energizing Your Organization (November 2010)
Building Sustainability: Earned Income for Your Nonprofit? (October 2010)
Implementing Operational Performance or Capacity Improvement Projects (September 2010)
Implementing Your Strategic Plan: Action Planning (August 2010)
Analyze and Prioritize the Findings of Your Assessment (July 2010)
Assessment of Nonprofit Capacity and Performance (June 2010)
Outcomes-based Performance Measurement (May 2010)
A New Look At Strategic Goals and Priorities (April 2010)
Understanding your Mission and Vision (March 2010)
The Importance of Strategy for Nonprofits (February 2010)
Re-energizing Your Organization - OR - How to Stop Feeling Like Gumby® (January 2010)
Principles and Practices Guide for Nonprofit Excellence in Michigan (October 2009)
Basic Infrastructure Checklist (October 2009)
Principles and Practices: Assessment Tool (March 2009)
Facebook’s new feature for its social media platform will allow users to donate to organizations they like with just two clicks.
Where is the outcry from this sector about mass surveillance by the government? Have we forgotten that such stuff is used to suppress freedom of speech?
With a budget deal almost signed and sealed, Congress and nonprofits are about to rediscover that arcane practice from ancient legislative history called “appropriations.”
Has the Salvation Army made enough of an effort to respect and include the LGBT community? Is it okay to drop those coins in the kettles? A group called “No Red Kettles” thinks not.
The New England Journal of Medicine reports that nonprofit hospitals average 7.5 percent of operating costs devoted to charity care and community benefit—based on the hospitals’ own self-reported financial data.
The concept of scaling has connotations of standardization, and social entrepreneurs must be cautious when speaking about it.
Are the Minnesota Orchestra musicians liberating themselves from the Orchestral Association? The active support of world-class performers might indicate that the possibilities are good.
If there is any more galling misuse of charitable donations than the huge proportion of donations to some veterans’ charities that go into the pockets of for-profit telemarketers, you tell us.
Is it ever a good idea to outsource your fundraising and grant reporting? And what can you do about an emotionally manipulative supervisor? Dr. Conflict advises.
This article by Woods Bowman, one of NPQ’s most popular writers on the financial lives of nonprofits, asserts that nonprofits do need profit— to prevent the steady erosion of the quality of their output? But how much does any particular nonprofit need. Bowman breaks it down here!
Just as Community Servings of Boston was facing increased demand and paying higher costs to feed more people, they were confronted by an economic downturn. How did they make it through? Careful thought, some vision, and a willingness to take risks.
Here’s the Hutton Parker Foundation’s unique strategy to partner with and support the work of nonprofits in Santa Barbara.
Hardly a casino license in the nation is granted without formal or informal expectations of casino contributions to local charities.
Which nation gives the most public and private development assistance to developing countries? Which nation gives the most official development aid from government sources? Which nations meet or exceed the UN-suggested level of 0.7 percent of GNI in official development aid? Read the answers here.
One potential benefit of running a successful social enterprise is a personal brand with a higher social consciousness. Did that weigh on the scales of Lululemon’s new choice for CEO?