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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 

Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World

Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.

 

Planning Meets Strategy

The work of transforming an organization starts with a readiness to question its scale, its scope, and even its core identity.

 

Lost in Translation

It’s time for people in the nonprofit community to reclaim the language of nonprofit evaluation.

 
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Franchising a “Fireball”

Aflatoun, a global social and financial education program, is relying on partnerships rather than centralized control to scale up.

 

Clear Measurement Counts

A commitment to impact evaluation is the mark of a nonprofit organization that takes its work seriously.

By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | 3 | Mar. 20, 2014
 

Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

One test of a nonprofit organization hinges on whether it can manage a difficult leadership transition.

By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | 1 | Mar. 12, 2014
 

A Better Board Will Make You Better

High-performing nonprofits benefit from having a board of directors that functions as more than a rubber stamp.

 
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Programs Aren’t Everything

The evaluation of nonprofit outcomes shouldn't focus exclusively on programmatic activity. Here's a look at what it means to take frontline work seriously.

 
Nonprofit_Mergers

Why Nonprofit Mergers Continue to Lag

The three hurdles that nonprofit managers must overcome to create successful mergers. Includes magazine extras.

 

Creating Successful Nonprofit Mergers

Supplements to the article “Why Nonprofit Mergers Continue to Lag.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014