The Price of Nonprofit Debt

Is the nonprofit sector overextended with debt? This archived classic by the unmatchable Woods Bowman looks at the data and the best practices behind nonprofits borrowing and repaying within their means.

Places to Intervene in a System

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: This article by the late scientist and environmental and social change activist Donella H. Meadows is here by popular demand. It is, for good reason, one of the most passed-around and reprinted pieces on leveraging a system for change ever written, and should be required reading for social activists, especially in these times.

The Real Cost of Bank Trustees

This investigative report delves into the largely unexplored world of bank trustees and their potentially self-serving, lucrative roles on nonprofit foundations.

It’s Never about the Donuts

This article from the 2015 summer edition of NPQ’s print publication points out the importance of taking on the big, hairy, and sometimes painful questions in your “business” model, because that is often where the really positive shifts in sustainability can be found.