Management and Leadership

Nov 18, 2019

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.

Nov 18, 2019

Affecting Systemic Change as a Nonprofit Organization: A Support, Not a Savior

In order to create systemic change nonprofits must work not only with each other, but also leverage the power of the communities they set out to serve.

Nov 18, 2019

How Mission Can Drive a Leader in the Day to Day

Simply put the mission is everything for the nonprofit leader. Whether a small nonprofit just starting out, or a large nonprofit looking to realign, the mission will guide the day to day and the future.

Nov 4, 2019

Collaborating with Community Nonprofits to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.

Nov 4, 2019

Bringing your Board on board in Systems Leadership

Systems leadership is complex and challenging, but when done right, can broaden the reach and scope of your nonprofit’s impact.

Oct 21, 2019

Why Nonprofits Should Leverage a Cloud Financial Management Solution to Simplify Financial Processes for Growth

Growth is good for nonprofits because it means expanding the reach of your mission goals. But with growth comes more complex finances which can bog down your team and reduce capacity. Kim Grider from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma talks about how implementing a cloud-based financial management system has helped free up time and resources, saved them money, and helped increase their mission work.

Sep 23, 2019

Capacity Building (Part 4): How to Develop a Viable Succession Plan for Your Organization

Change is part of nonprofit life and it's important to be prepared for it. In the fourth installment of their series on Capacity Building, Peter Gamache, Ph.D. and Jackie Griffin of Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about tips for a smooth transition.

Sep 9, 2019

Nonprofit Board Best Practices and the Fiduciary Responsibility

A key ingredient for a nonprofit to be successful is solid board governance. UMB Bank's Susan Teson provides best practices for a successful board and how the board can fulfill its necessary fiduciary duties.

Aug 26, 2019

El Pueblo: the Definition of Community

Rhetoric is important for the nonprofit sector, because it’s a means of getting “people to listen to their message.” El Pueblo has demonstrated the effectiveness of mission alignment to create safe environments that foster critical dialogues that lead to systemic change.

Aug 12, 2019

Getting to the Heart of It: Making Systemic Changes for a Healthier Nonprofit Industry

Systemic underfunding is both a cause and a symptom of many of the issues nonprofits face, leaving many organizations vulnerable to a phenomenon known as the starvation cycle. BDO USA's Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share findings from the 2019 Nonprofit Standards Benchmarking Survey to help address the starvation cycle.