Really great leadership in nonprofit organizations takes a kind of “old soul” approach—the ability to keep a set of principles sacred while negotiating an ever changing landscape and looking to the future. This is never more of a challenge than when taking over after a powerful founder. In this remarkable interview, John Valverde opens up about what values and knowledge and wisdom he brings to the role of CEO of YouthBuild. This is the first in a podcast series with NPQ’s Amy Costello about the realities of grounded nonprofit leadership.
Social justice-oriented nonprofits are not the only groups looking to mobilize votes among voters who have traditionally been disenfranchised.
A group of protestors attempting to block the shipping of fracking components was cleared from the Port of Olympia early Wednesday morning. As this scene repeats here and around the country, where does the bigger conversation take place?
NPQ is very proud to feature Tiny Spark this morning, an independent, nonprofit news program and podcast that reports on philanthropy, nonprofits, and international aid. We hope and plan to have this podcast from Amy Costello and Tiny Spark be the first of many.