Resources

Dec 16, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

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.

Dec 2, 2019

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.

Dec 2, 2019

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.

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.