Management and Leadership

Nov 6, 2017

Growing Your Nonprofit Organization: Balancing Innovation, Quality Assurance & Compliance

Many nonprofit organizations want to grow their ability to serve individuals and families in need. Yet, the question for smaller nonprofit organizations is how to grow smartly without jeopardizing your human resources, community relationships, or integrity.

Nov 6, 2017

How To Build A Better Board

Strong and effective boards do not develop overnight and they do not remain indefinitely. Developing a strong and diverse board and learning to be an effective board member are continuous processes.

Oct 23, 2017

Advocacy: A Bridge Between Research and Policy

Data provides the key to unlocking the minds of decision makers, though determining how best to communicate these results can be a challenge. Using data derived from credible research in advocacy efforts is one way to combat challenges in policy adoption.

Oct 9, 2017

Filling the Expertise Gap: The Next Step in Community Engagement

Community engagement is valuable for nonprofits interested in improving effectiveness and reducing paternalism.

Sep 25, 2017

Investing in Human Capital

Nonprofit leaders must be proactive about sustaining their human resources to recruit and retain talent. By empowering staff, engaging supporters and encouraging storytelling, the Duke Lemur Center demonstrates its commitment to its human capital.

Sep 25, 2017

Affordable Sources for Professional Learning

While the concept of investing in more education may seem unmanageable to nonprofit employees, FleishmanHillard offers some free and easy-to-access resources that arm you with further knowledge to better serve both those around you and yourself.

Sep 25, 2017

Dissecting BDO’s New Benchmarking Survey: Why You Should Assess Yourself

Benchmarking allows you to see what’s working for other organizations—and where nonprofits are risking falling short. BDO's Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share findings from BDO's first nonprofit benchmarking survey, Nonprofit Standards.

Sep 11, 2017

Hacking Nonprofit Collaboration

Nine considerations for nonprofits looking to maximize social impact through collaboration.

Sep 11, 2017

How to Manage Rapid Growth

When you’re successful, you still need to adapt and change. St. Baldrick's Foundation's Kathleen Ruddy shares lessons learned from managing rapid growth.

Sep 11, 2017

Self-Care: The Magic Solution to Combating Burnout?

Self-care is not a fad sweeping the nation, but a theory that has the ability to increase the endurance of nonprofit practitioners. It is a valuable and necessary part of the nonprofit sector and has the ability to create organizations that are more determined and more successful in serving the wider world.