April 25, 2015

Philanthropy

From the Global Philanthropy Forum: 50 Million Refugees and Climbing

 

RefugeesThere are now fifty million refugees displaced by war and conflict, the largest number since the end of World War II. NGOs have to focus on the politics of the issue as well as respond to the humanitarian needs involved.

Rick Cohen | Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Management

Court of Appeals to Directors of Nonprofits: “Nonprofit” Does Not Mean “No Risk for You”

Risk

 

The business judgment rule offers directors some protection, but it is not an all-purpose shield against claims based on dereliction of duty, let alone disloyalty or self-dealing.

 

Bruce A. Ericson, Jerald A. Jacobs, and Marley Degner | Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Philanthropy

2015 “Selfie Awards” Salute Philanthropic Narcissism (Recipients Boycott Ceremony…but Need Not Be Present to Win)

SelfieIn this face-off between entrenched, self-regarding foundations and a group of young upstarts out to rattle the status quo, the latter inevitably win the fight. Add a dollop of social media, and all bets are off.

Phil Anthrop | Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Policy / Social Context

A New Scheme for Judging Corporate “Just”-ness, Starring…

JonesAdd billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II to the list of people who think they have a better way of rating and ranking corporations for their social responsibility—and, in the course of which, elevate their behavior and market attractiveness. Rick Cohen | Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Opinion & Commentary

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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.