The Gift of Scholarship Can Leave a Lasting Impact
The giving the gift of scholarship can be transformative. UMB Bank's Chris Calmer talks about how it is a different way of giving back and can leave a legacy for years to come.
How a Direct Public Offering Can Help Nonprofits Meet the Financial Challenge of Expansion
Fundraising is a zero-sum game: one organization’s approved grant request means another’s is denied. Capital Good Fund CEO Andy Posner explains his nonprofit was able to use the Direct Public Offering model to raise $3.5 million from impact investors in order to issue equitable small-dollar personal loans to low-income families across the country.
For Nonprofits, Mergers Should Never be a Lifeline
Nonprofit mergers often look like acquisitions. Penn-Mar Human Services CEO Greg Miller explains how to do healthy and equal mergers for nonprofits.
Onboarding New Board Members
Boardable CEO Jeb Banner gives tips on how to improve onboarding for new board members to create a valued and effective team.
How Community Collaborations Can Build Your Nonprofit’s Credibility and Reach
Should your nonprofit collaborate with others? Peter Gamache and Jackie Sue Griffith from Turnaround Life show how your organization can benefit from collaborations and how to choose the right partner.
How to Navigate Through Tough Times
Rough economic times hit nonprofits and leaders of color the hardest. Maria Orozco of The Bridgespan Group outlines 8 steps to prepare for when the going get rough.
Board Diversity as a Social Change Agent – Part 2: How to Open the Door
Boardable's Jeb Banner talks about common barriers to board diversity and gives advice about how how you can open the door and welcome more diverse voices.
How Nonprofits Can Stand Out and Receive Donations During the Holidays
With #GivingTuesday, the holidays and year-end giving, December is a big time for nonprofits. David Seibert from The Lukens Company gives useful advice on how to stand out from the barrage of holiday asks.
Board Diversity as a Social Change Agent – Part 1: How It Works
Board diversity isn't just a buzzword or a box to check. Boardable's Jeb Banner explains how a diverse and dynamic board creates change in communities and opens up lines of communication where previously there were none.
Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Your Nonprofit
Nonprofits often benefit and work with individuals who have experienced trauma in their life. This means that the way we provide care and services needs to be trauma-informed. Dr. Peter Gamache and Jackie Griffin from Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about why this is important and what steps nonprofits should do to ensure trauma-informed care happens from top to bottom.