May 30, 2015

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  • The Challenges of New Nonprofits

    Non profitAs organizational theorists have described it, an organization’s risk of dying is highest at the point of its founding and decreases with age. So it is essential for new ...

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LATEST HEADLINES: VOICES FROM THE FIELD

A Retiring Nonprofit Exec Speaks Out on the So-Called “Leadership Gap”

Gaps in leadershipOver the last several years, researchers and pundits have predicted that the generational shift in leadership as baby boomers retire or semi-retire will lead to a leadership gap. Cause for alarm? Don’t think so.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Unprecedented Opportunities for Philanthropists

Rights for people with disabilitiesThere is not a single country on earth where people with disabilities don’t face stigmas, challenges, and massive gaps in workforce participation. If you want your philanthropy to help those who are marginalized, isolated, and face discrimination, this is the place to be.

Philanthropy after the Thaw

BostonFrom the battering of our collective psyche to the impact on schools, municipalities, business, and infrastructure, the snowiest winter ever in Boston had a truly epic effect on nonprofits in the city and around the region.

Getting the Most out of Evaluation

DataJust as every nonprofit organization or program is unique, so every evaluation presents its own challenges and opportunities; one size does not fit all.

Raising the Minimum Wage Helps Everyone: Why It Should Be an Advocacy Priority for your Nonprofit

Raise the wageIf two decades have shown that increases in the minimum wage help poor people without leading to more unemployment, shouldn’t raising the wage have the benefit of the doubt?

Is Lance Armstrong a Boon or Bane for Cancer Fundraising? A Bird’s-Eye View

Lance ArmstrongAccording to this event producer, if Lance Armstrong has no place in the philanthropic community, it’s the cancer survivors who’ll suffer.