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Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 
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Nonprofit Management

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Solving major social problems is now possible, but not unless the organizations that have been most responsible for making a difference change significantly.

By Paul Klein | 22 | May. 15, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Beware Blurring of Sectors

More than ever we are seeing a blurring of the lines between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors—but that is not always a good thing. An introduction to the summer 2015 issue.

By Eric Nee | 3 | May. 13, 2015
 

Health

What Is Community Anyway?

Our understanding of community can help funders and evaluators identify, understand, and strengthen the communities they work with.

By David M. Chavis & Kien Lee | May. 12, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

How Fellowships Can Inform Talent Management

A new study traces the evolution of social impact fellowships and highlights what organizations can learn from the industry.

By Monisha Kapila | May. 11, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

Strategy Needs a Plan

The strategic plan is far from dead—it’s alive and adapting.

By Michael Allison | 12 | May. 7, 2015
 
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Fundraising

From Projects to People: Addressing a Donor Funding Imbalance

Donors are always calling for innovative thinking, so why not show a little inclination to innovate themselves?

By Ken Banks | 37 | Apr. 22, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

A Culture of Care, Without Compromise

Four ways nonprofits can better advance their mission by building respect, responsibility, honesty, and kindness into their organizational culture.

By Michele Booth Cole | 2 | Apr. 21, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

How to Build Better Bosses

Four steps organizations can take to strengthen their approach.

By Maggie Davies | Apr. 8, 2015
 

Fundraising

Driving Medical Research through Major Giving

Nonprofit organizations that invest in fundraising fundamentals can drive major gift donations that lead to transformational change.

By John L. Lehr | 2 | Apr. 6, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Turning Empathy into Action

How the nature of design thinking complements and strengthens collective impact frameworks.

By Kate Hanisian & Shiloh Turner | 3 | Mar. 31, 2015