The Recipe for an Exceptional Board Member
If you could create the perfect board member, what would that description include? Jeb Banner of Boardable discusses the qualities and characteristics nonprofits should expect of their board members.
Volunteer Perspective – Industry Insights 2019: Results and Impact on the Nonprofit Sector
Sterling Volunteers presents, in partnership with VolunteerMatch, a study on the latest trends in volunteerism regarding screening, training, recruiting, retention, and more.
Capacity Building (Part 2): Three Activities Your Organization Needs
The second in a multi-part series on the issues nonprofits face in building capacity, Peter Gamache, PhD and Jackie Griffin discuss a few activities to help build your organization's capacity.
Revealing the “Invisible” 98% of Private Foundations
Foundation Source latest annual report on private foundation clients with assets of less than $50 million provides reliable insight into these smaller players. Page Snow shares some of the report’s major findings.
4 Ways Grantmakers Can Streamline Reporting
Expenditure Responsibility creates a feedback loop that makes relationships to international organizations stronger, more transparent, and more rewarding. CAF America offers some tips to help you strengthen your reporting process, build relationships with your grantees, and increase your impact.
Most Common Mistakes Associations Make with their Website
To ensure that your association website is not only beautiful, but also member-focused, MembershipWorks' Amy Hufford shares common mistakes to keep in mind.
Transitions of Trailblazers (Part 2): From Inception to Separation
The second in a multi-part series on the issues nonprofits face in transitioning leadership, Barbara Rady Kazan and Lynn S. Price discuss the reasons and emotions behind leaders' transitions out of their organizations.
Ensuring that Charitable Giving is Accessible to All Americans
Policymakers agree that the American spirit to give in support of our neighbors and communities should be easily accessible to all Americans, not just the wealthy. Calls are growing for a “universal tax deduction,” which would level the playing field for all taxpayers.
Social Media Mistakes Nonprofits Make
With the rise of social media, nonprofit organizations have a greater opportunity to reach potential donors like never before, but may fall into a few strategic traps in the process.
Empowering Data Governance: How to Get the Most out of Your Data
Data-informed decisions and change in organizational culture may seem like lofty goals, but they’re realistic ones. Those goals are within reach if data management procedures and processes are in place to keep an organization’s data clean, complete and accessible.