Research shows that an organization’s culture dramatically affects its effectiveness. Culture is pervasive, affecting all areas of the organization, including fund development.
Policy / Social Context
Progressives tend to be conflicted about social enterprise and broader issues of corporate social responsibility. The Cohen Report pulls the issues apart in this review of two social enterprise-focused conferences from earlier this year.
Not Adding to the Problem: Seven Ways Your Nonprofit Can Avoid Mirroring Practices That Perpetuate Inequality
Nonprofits must perform continual self-assessment to ensure that they are not contributing to the inequality that permeates the larger culture. This article presents seven key practices every nonprofit should adopt.
The agenda for the annual meeting of the Council on Foundations includes a “shark tank” like competition for nonprofits to get the attention of philanthropy. Does this stuff make sense and what is the meaning nonprofits should draw?
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Opinion & Commentary
Ruth McCambridge | 18 March, 2015
I have been struck by some recent studies that show the proportion of long-term executive directors still in their jobs ...
Simone Joyaux | 13 March, 2015
Fundraisers often complain about board members. It’s fine to vent frustrations, but the solution to your problems will often be ...
Rick Cohen | 12 March, 2015
In this edition of the Cohen Report, Rick talks with the Nebraska Community Foundation’s Jeff Yost in a wide-ranging conversation ...
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