Resources

Jul 18, 2016

The History of Global Charitable Giving: Why We Need to Remember

The National Philanthropic Trust reveals the history of philanthropy and how it is more global, more broadly defined, and has more impact than we can imagine.

Jul 18, 2016

A Relevant Benchmark for Similar Nonprofits

When assessing development operations, two basic questions naturally arise: How does my nonprofit measure up compared to similar organizations? And: What should my organization do to imitate the highest-performing organizations in our area?

Jul 5, 2016

A Toolkit for Equitable Talent Development: Developing systems that attack managerial inequities

In part 2 of this series, the intricacies of making surface values of equity, inclusion, diversity, cultural competency, and social justice real internal systems that drive the make-up and development of one’s team are explored.

Jul 5, 2016

Non-profit Beacons: Why Shining Light On Results Can Be Illuminating

As nonprofits continue to look for effective ways to communicate their goals and mission to donors and philanthropists, Chris Purdy of DKT International suggests why shining light on impact can be helpful.

Jun 20, 2016

A Toolkit for Equitable Talent Development: Setting the foundation and tackling barriers

While it is important for organizations to have clearly defined values, they must take a deeper dive to ensure they put the values into practice and intentionally integrate them into all external and internal systems of the organization.

Jun 20, 2016

Informing and Inspiring the Next Generation of Strategic Donors

The next generation of donors want the opportunity to give with ease, with a sense of community, and with education in planning their donations. Donor-advised funding tools allow for everyday donors to have the same funding opportunities as big philanthropists.

Jun 6, 2016

How to Plan a Successful Nonprofit Partnership with a Private Sector Organization

AJC Boston and WinnCompanies have found mutual benefit in partnering together. By developing a clear division of roles, respect between stakeholders, and a clear and intensive communication strategy, WinnCompanies has gained recognition for their philanthropy, and AJC Boston has gained access to potential donors, advocates, and resources.

Jun 6, 2016

Brand Citizenship: A Winning Proposition for Nonprofit Partnerships

Like any relationship, a corporate/non-profit partnership needs to begin with a solid foundation of common shared goals or interests to succeed. Without them, even the most promising relationship will stagnate.

Jun 6, 2016

How to Find, Keep and Engage the Right Mix of Board Members

A crucial challenge for both new and long-standing nonprofit organizations is how to find and keep the right leadership group in place. Board members can make or break a nonprofit’s long-term sustainability, depending on their collective abilities, decisions and group dynamic.

Jun 6, 2016

Use an Impact-Focused Pitch to Generate a News Story or Op Ed

Consider getting a news story about your nonprofit’s achievements to attract the attention of potential supporters. When successfully executed, an impact-focused approach raises your profile for a broad swath of readers.