The ability of nonprofits to engage volunteers in carrying out their missions, allows us to expand beyond what we can buy to what heartfelt human capital can attract. But what do you know about the trends in volunteering? This article offers a rare summary.
What motivates nonprofit employees, and are our employment contracts in the right shape to attract the best workforce possible?
This article, from the Nonprofit Quarterly’s fall 2016 edition, “The Nonprofit Workforce: Overcoming Obstacles,” comes to us from the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics. It kicks off a full month of NPQ focus on the nonprofit workforce.
This valuable and unique article, adapted from a larger report by the Governance Affinity Group of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, reveals through surveying board chairs themselves some common oversights in succession planning for that critical role. Nonprofits should share this with their boards and schedule a time for a discussion!
This article explores how five youth development programs are using critical participatory action research and youth participatory evaluation to deliver on accountability while engaging youth and improving program delivery.
We hope that these articles will challenge all nonprofits to think differently about their organizations and fields and all funders to consider what workforce problems they are supporting by the choices that they make and the questions they neglect.
How to achieve inclusion? The authors of this extraordinary article portray organizations they believe are part of the seismic shifts needed to maintain a vibrant inclusive future for American theater. Nonprofits in every field of practice can learn a lot here.