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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 

Grantees as Customers

Four ways funders can serve and empower grantees.

By Dave Peery | 6 | Nov. 26, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Game Changers Win By Embracing Bold Strategy

A look at the skills, competencies, and behaviors organizations need to navigate the “new normal.”

 
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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
 

Nonprofits

Aspiration: A Tool for Transformational Change

Setting aspirational goals can inspire more people to get involved in your cause—and meaningful milestones can keep them engaged.

By Doug Hattaway & Tess Hart | 2 | Oct. 8, 2013
 

Five Essentials of Strategic Planning

A culture of strategic planning can provide a framework for aligning priorities, making decisions, allocating resources, and measuring impact.

By Paul B. Redman | 7 | Oct. 7, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Overhead Costs: The Obsession Must Stop

We can’t separate nonprofit programs from the people who develop and deliver them.

By Julie Brandt | 14 | Oct. 3, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Hidden Dimensions of Scale

Examples from South Asia show there’s more to successful scaling than replicating a good model.

 

Evaluation’s Next Generation

A look at characteristics and approaches that represent the evolution of traditional evaluation.

By Srik Gopalakrishnan | 2 | Oct. 2, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Making the Most of Mobile

Nonprofit donors and advocates are spending more time online than watching TV—it's time to get their attention.

By John Kenyon | Sep. 27, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

A Rare Merger

The Nature Conservancy and Rare aim to achieve greater conservation impact—and they might just provide a new model for the nonprofit sector.

By Bruce Boyd | Sep. 25, 2013