Resources

Oct 9, 2017

Ever Consider Applying for Funding from Family Foundations?

Nonprofits have an opportunity to look beyond the largest foundations and focus their attentions on the largely untapped reservoir of family foundations.

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.

Aug 28, 2017

Community Foundations and their Role in Philanthropy

Community foundations lead the way by getting things done. Foundation For The Carolinas' President and CEO Michael Marsicano explains how.

Aug 28, 2017

When Cultivating Positive Relationships, Don’t Forget Your Auditor

Auditing is always a stressful time for nonprofit employees and board members, but if you strive for an open, communicative relationship with your CPA, you just might find a lasting ally dedicated to ensuring your organization’s mission is achieved.

Aug 28, 2017 | NC State News

Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

The nonprofit sector has been critiqued as not holding its executives accountable, even when they are underperforming. But a new study out of NC State University finds nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures – an indication of reduced operations – are more likely to seek new leadership.