Nonprofits and Strategic Rhetoric: Make It Your Own

I want to suggest that you set the time aside for a really extraordinary webinar we have planned for the 27th of September. Julie Sweetland will be joining us from the FrameWorks Institute to help us all get our heads straight for the social change tasks we have ahead of us before and after the upcoming election. FrameWorks’ expertise is in communication, addressing the issues we care most about in productive ways. That’s one of the biggest core responsibilities we share. Here is the description for the session, and I will tell you that even in prepping for this session with Julie, I had any number of “Aha!” moments.


A Little Working Capital, Please!

This coming Tuesday we are presenting the second in a series of two webinars on how to use an understanding of full costs to dig even the most stuck of organizations out of that rabbit-hole of self-enforced scarcity.


What Drives My Education Work at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Readers know that NPQ is both skeptical about some of the investments in education made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and concerned about the rapid spread of charter schools. Here, an educator who works for the Gates Foundation describes his reasoning in helping to advance that agenda.


Boards and Growth—A Reminder

The past week or so, I have been watching a small wave of stories about nonprofits parting ways with their executives, or thinking about doing so and then reconsidering.