As public suspicion of nonprofits grows and political grandstanding intensifies, organizations find that they can get help in the form of watchdog organizations, those that monitor and rate entities in the sector.
Despite the noblest of goals or the best of intentions, it is possible for anyone to fall short of achieving a dream, whether for oneself or others.
Assembling an keeping a great board is a challenge, but June Bradham, founder and president of consultant Corporate DevelopMint, has discovered nine myths that can hamper either the makeup or operations of a board. She presents those myths in her book "The Truth About What Nonprofit Boards Want" and follows with myth-busting truths.
Although it might not seem like it to grant recipients, grantmakers do have a concern about the effect of the funds they disburse.
Going “green” might be the newest trend on the block. But Catholic organizations have a higher calling to become environmentally sustainable, according to Dan Misleh, executive director of The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change in Washington, D.C.
The term member has come to have an expanding range of meanings in the nonprofit sector, depending on factors such as mission and size, according to Thomas A. McLaughlin, director of consulting services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund.
Despite the best intentions of nonprofit managers the world over, fraud is an evil that sneaks in almost anywhere.
In their book Forces for Good, Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant argue that high-impact nonprofits recognize that there are three critical elements needed to maintain and deepen their effect over time.
It’s all about doing good. Well, actually, very often it’s about raising as much money as possible, sometimes when several organizations are competing in terms of what areas they service and who they ask for money.
Why do people give? Makes ‘em feel good?
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