With the national election cycle in full gear, it’s time to think about the implications of getting involved in the process.
You spend years getting used to something and then it’s snatched away.
What is the future of nonprofit advocacy? Whether described as lobbying or anything else, nonprofit advocacy will continue to have huge importance, even while nonprofit leaders must be attuned to political and regulatory currents.
Nonprofit arrangements with for-profit subsidiaries, while offering potential fundraising benefits, also offer problems with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) if not done properly.
Ten is such a nice, round number. It’s everywhere: The 10 Commandments. David Letterman”s nightly Top 10 lists. How many fingers? Toes? And how high does volume go? That’s right, 10.
As they approach their centennial in 2012, the Girl Scouts of the USA found they had an iconic brand that that has attracted 3.6 million members, including 2.6 million girls aged 5-17.
Some foundations are exploring the concept of mission-related investing, sometimes known as socially responsible investing.
One of the most important aspects of a nonprofit board’s work is maintaining a healthy relationship with the CEO.
Many nonprofit organizations have benefited from adopting an entrepreneurial approach to their mission. Such an approach can utilize new ideas as a way of bringing in fresh air and increasing funding.
A nonprofit’s bylaws usually detail the specifics of its board of directors structure, such as size and length of terms, but say little or nothing about what role a board should assume or how it should be carried out.