Jul 17, 2017

Coming Together For Social Good

Entrepreneurs take risks to build businesses and generate profit. Social entrepreneurs, on the other hand, take risks to have a positive impact on society with economic return as a byproduct. Nonprofits and foundations are beginning to invest and collaborate more actively in these change agents.

Jul 17, 2017

Eight Books Every Nonprofit Leader Should Have in their Queue

Comparing the world of public relations to that of a nonprofit may seem illogical—like apples to oranges. But with closer examination you can identify similarities, core pillars of success, that frankly resonate across any industry or situation you may find yourself in throughout the course of a career—leadership, communication and self-awareness.

Jul 10, 2017

The Nonprofit in the Mirror: Truths to Unlock Your Growth Potential

How can your nonprofit define (or redefine) your brand, secure valuable face time with key donors, and remain relevant in an ever changing nonprofit, political, economic, and social environment? Risha Bailey offers four takeaways that will help you explore ways to scale for growth in the years to come.

Jul 3, 2017

An Integrated Approach to Social Change

The Omega Institute was born out of the belief that if you if you work on yourself, if you become a kinder, more compassionate person, the world will become a better place. Now in its 40th year, almost 1 million people have participated in Omega’s workshops, conferences and retreats that are designed to inspire personal and social change.

Jul 3, 2017

LEADing the Way for a New Model of Sustainability

By becoming leaner in its operations, more selective and engaged in its recruiting practices, more strategic in fundraising and development strategies, and more intentional in research and development, Shaw University’s renaissance has been nothing less than transformational.

Jul 3, 2017

Showing Up: A Community Who Cares

While Read and Feed provides meals and tutoring to Kindergarten and elementary school children, it is so much more than a literacy program.

Jul 3, 2017

Universal Truths from the Ball Field to the Boardroom: What we can learn from all-star athletes

While ideas and advice from the movers and shakers in your own industry are always of value, looking outside the box—or in this case—inside the fence can offer a fresh perspective on how to be a better employee, leader and generally well-rounded individual.

Jul 3, 2017

Leveraging One’s Platform for Good

A good leader allows others to take ownership over the things around them. Just as he does on the field, Rashad Jennings integrates this belief into the work of the Rashad Jennings Foundation, with programs focus on literacy, mentorship, health and fitness for elementary through high school students.

Jul 3, 2017

5 Lessons in Values Based Innovation

Despite challenges facing many higher education institutions, Green Mountain College has demonstrated the ability to innovate and strengthen its reputation and financial footings. Here are some of the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Jul 3, 2017

Succession Planning For Nonprofit Boards and Leadership

Succession planning is crucial at all levels of the nonprofit organization. It is the only means of protecting the charitable mission and the reputation of the organizations. Board Service is rewarding but also challenging in many respects. To that end it should not be offered without reservation or accepted without complete commitment.