7.13.15 US Nonprofit News
Mary Kay's Suits for Shelters is collecting women's professional attire to benefit organizations supporting domestic violence survivors, the Esperanza Azteca youth orchestra plays to a standing ovation at the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, the Daniels Fund donates $1 million to National Jewish Health palliative care services, and more.
Volunteers seen as underused resource
By properly placing, training and recognizing volunteers, nonprofits can attract and retain a tremendous resource, a new article says.
Changemakers seeks innovative ideas
An online competition challenges site visitors to submit their best ideas for tackling some of society’s most pressing problems.
Maintaining mission in transition
This is the first in a three-part resource series from PJ on grassroots transitions.
Assessing growth potential
While realizing the potential for growth is organization-specific, a few basic steps can help a nonprofit assess whether and how to expand its reach, this Bridgespan case study says.
When founders say goodbye
Knowing when to let go of an organization can be among a founder's toughest tasks.