Even as the dynamics of giving change, fundraisers still know the value of good (if fleeting) insights—like these here—about how to make their work more successful.
Governance / Voice
A recent study from BoardSource indicates that a lack of nonprofit board diversity in the U.S.continues to be a serious problem that boards appear to be doing little to fix. This article suggests the problem stems from the ways in which we habitually recruit from the networks of existing board...
Exponent Philanthropy’s 2015 Foundation Operations and Management Report offers important insights into the world of foundations with only a handful of professional staff—or none at all.
The story of ACORN illustrates how seemingly strong nonprofit organizations can hide weaknesses and vulnerabilities. ACORN’s downfall exemplifies what happens when a variety of factors are allowed to combine to bring an organization down. However, a more in-depth analysis of ACORN’s death...
Policy / Social Context
With its engaging design and prose, the Social Change Manifesto, written by the Millennial Advisory Committee of the Andrew Goodman Foundation is a call to action on a tangle of interconnected social issues that must be taken up as a whole by civic leaders.
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Opinion & Commentary
Ruth McCambridge | 4 March, 2015
We published an article today that addresses the “why” of the lack of diversity on nonprofit boards.
Simone Joyaux | 20 February, 2015
Thank-you letters should be a return gift, an extraordinary experience with emotional value. Here are some examples you can ...
Rick Cohen | 19 February, 2015
Philanthropic Activism on the Ferguson Commission: An Interview with The Deaconess Foundation’s Starsky Wilson
Since November, Rev. Wilson has worn three hats—UCC minister, CEO of the Deaconess Foundation, and co-chair of the Ferguson Commission. But ...
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