Two weeks before the board and president of Sweet Briar voted to close the school, a million-dollar commitment from an unaware donor was gratefully accepted.
There are historic moments when a whole new field of nonprofits appears in response to social realities—and this kind of phenomenon poses both challenges and opportunities. The challenges are developmental, as the organizations establish themselves, work out their leadership mix and decision-making processes, establish relationships, and set up systems; a primary opportunity is for a well-placed infrastructure to support the whole field through these challenges. This article about new nonprofit journalism sites is based on interviews with the Knight Foundation and the Investigative News Network.
The saga of the Minnesota Orchestra goes on as the board of trustees was decimated this past week with a wave of resignations.
Where marijuana is legalized, other laws and regulations must adjust, including in the area of charitable donations.
In one of many points of protest, The California Endowment has written to Indiana-based Anthem, in which it invests, to say it is reviewing its Indiana-based investments.
I am thrilled today to call your attention to a timely article by Vernetta Walker of BoardSource. Here, she takes up the responsibility of boards in guarding and promoting the reputations of their organizations as one of the organization’s most critical assets.