March 29, 2015

Policy / Social Context

The Murky “Progressive” Politics in Social Enterprise: Thoughts from Two Conferences

ProgressiveProgressives 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.

Rick Cohen | Thursday, 26 March 2015

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Policy / Social Context

10 Mistakes Nonprofits Make with Video

VideoDon’t mistake video as an opportunity to recap your latest marketing brochure. It’s a completely different medium.

Joe Fox | Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Management

Not Adding to the Problem: Seven Ways Your Nonprofit Can Avoid Mirroring Practices That Perpetuate Inequality

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.

 

Jon Pratt and Ruth McCambridge | Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Philanthropy

Contest Philanthropy at the Council on Foundations: A Troubling Dynamic

Gladiator

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?

Rick Cohen | Monday, 23 March 2015

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Opinion & Commentary

THE LATEST NONPROFIT TRENDCAST

The Sustainability Mindset: Using the Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions

Voices from the field

What a Tool Tuesday

  • Sarah Lozanova | 15 July, 2014

    SpeedNPQ has written a lot over the years about the value of engagement in the development of programs that creatively meet the needs of a community. In this story, employee and resident engagement are central to the program model.