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Deal In Works To Save Boys & Girls Club Programs

December 11, 2018       NPT Staff       105       0

The Salvation Army in New London, Conn., is in discussions with the Boys & Girls Club of America to bring back programs for at-risk youth. Several programs were discontinued when the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut closed earlier this year, according to a report in New London-based The Day.

Think Different: Embrace Neurodiversity

December 3, 2018       Dorene Ocamb       105       0

Think Different. It’s more than just the slogan that Steve Jobs used to sell computers. It was his corporate philosophy – and it’s no accident that some of the biggest technological advancements in the past 20 years came from Apple. Embracing, and more importantly supporting, people’s cognitive differences creates a culture where innovation thrives and group think dies.

Study Shows Executive Teams Barely Communicating

October 31, 2018       NPT Staff       105       0

Fewer than one out of five nonprofit executives strongly agree that their executive teams focus on the right work, according to a new report from The Bridgespan Group, and only one-quarter strongly agree that their CEO effectively addresses team dynamics and performance challenges.

Leadership Program Seeks Financial Professionals

October 29, 2018       NPT Staff       105       0

Financial management professionals who want to make the transition to the nonprofit sector have until Friday to file an application for LeaderLink, a partnership between Robin Hood and Koya Leadership Partners.

Businesses Plan Homeless Help, Internships

October 22, 2018       NPT Staff       105       0

Businesses in Albuquerque, N.M., aren’t waiting for government to tackle a homeless problem they say is hurting commerce in downtown. The nonprofit Greater Albuquerque Business Alliance wants to establish a “campus.”

Gender Pay Differences At Nonprofits Continue

September 27, 2018       The NonProfit Times       105       0

Incumbent chief executive officer (CEO) compensation increases in 2016 approached pre-Great Recession levels. Fiscal year (FY) 2016 was only the second year since 2008 that saw increases of 4 percent or more (the first was 2015). And, there remains a difference in male versus female compensation.

SF Pushing Wage Hikes For Nonprofit Workers

September 27, 2018       The NonProfit Times       105       0

Leaders in San Francisco are considering legislation that would up the minimum wage at nonprofits with city contracts to $17 an hour.

Nonprofit Managers, Staff Staying Put

September 20, 2018       Paul Clolery       105       0

Three out of four nonprofit employees and eight in 10 managers choose to work at their organizations — and stay there for years — because they’re committed to making a difference in people’s lives.

Understanding Core Values Will Sustain You

September 10, 2018       The NonProfit Times       105       0

How do you run a successful nonprofit? It’s easy. You bring in a heap of money and you distribute it or do something with it. In his book “Recharge Your Team,” Jay W. Vogt suggests several core values that might be helpful for running a truly successful organization.