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Board Governance

 

New ideas to create a more effective nonprofit board of directors

 

Health

Looking Beyond Our Borders for Better Results

When seeking solutions to social issues, we must look to new horizons but stay true to our values.

By Brian Quinn | 2 | Mar. 27, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Greater Influence, More Impact

Five steps to building and leveraging the engine that fuels national conversation: influence.

By Judith Rodin & Neill Coleman | 3 | Mar. 19, 2015
 

Board Governance

Boosting Nonprofit Board Performance Where It Counts

Five recommendations for onboarding a new executive director.

 

Measuring Social Impact

People, Power, and Accountability

Any approach to measuring social impact that doesn’t include a transfer of power to stakeholders is just marketing.

By Jeremy Nicholls | 1 | Jun. 23, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Cure for Premature Articulation

Two ways to improve the quality of discussion and decision-making at your organization.

By Thaler Pekar | Nov. 7, 2013
 

Board Governance

Transforming the Donor-Grantee Relationship

Effective giving requires strong personal relationships and networks.

By Liz London & Alex Goldmark | 3 | Oct. 25, 2013
 

Board Governance

Transforming Board Members Into Energized Partners

Two ways nonprofit leaders can develop better, more productive relationships with their boards.

By Jeffrey C. Walker & Jennifer McCrea | 7 | Aug. 12, 2013
 

Board Governance

Shake Up Your Board Meeting

Boring nonprofit board meetings are deadly.

By Curtis Chang | 2 | Aug. 1, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Coming Together with Purpose

How to make convenings that matter.

By Anna Muoio & Noah Rimland Flower | 2 | Jun. 27, 2013
 
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Board Governance

A Better IRS Code

One simple change to the IRS code would ensure that nonprofits assemble diverse boards that truly represent the organizations’ owners: the community.

By Aaron Hurst | 9 | Jun. 7, 2013