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Mission Ties Staff More Closely Together Than At Larger Organizations – Small Nonprofits...

Managers at the Travis Manion Foundation had some trial and error when staffing the organization. In one case a new employee lasted less than one week. The person was an U.S. Air Force veteran and was used to being tasked with a checklist of responsibilities. “It’s not good or bad. Some people need that type […]

Sharing Meals, Group Events, Schedule Flexibility Keep Staff Together And Organizations Thriving – Medium Nonprofits...

Nonprofit work isn’t for the faint of heart. It isn’t for the glory or remuneration that allows you to retire early. So, you need a pretty good sense of humor. Take the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo., for example, which has a lounge and meetings area they rent out called “Area 51.” It is […]

Communication Skills Key To Transparency At Far-Flung Organizations – Large Nonprofits...

Mary Pittman has been chief executive officer (CEO) at Public Health Institute for about 11 years — precisely the average tenure for chief executives among large organizations recognized in the 2019 Best Nonprofits To Work For. For large organizations that participated in Best Nonprofits but did not make the cut, the average tenure was just […]

2019 Best Nonprofits To Work For...

“One thing we’re big on here is data analytics,” said Eric Dill, senior vice president, human resources, at American Arbitration Association (AAA). Just don’t call it “Moneyball” for nonprofits. “We may have great ideas but we need to sell that to a wide group of individuals,” he said. Senior executives and leadership have a global […]

NPT Top100: An In-Depth Study of America’s Largest NonProfits....

All Signs Pointing Upward Revenue Increased Across The Board At Largest Nonprofits Direct Relief The NonProfit Times Salvation Army Feeding America The nation’s largest charities took advantage of a continuing bull market, seeing investment income soar, but also enjoyed healthy contributions in public support and other revenue during 2017. Total assets topped $1 trillion. The […]

NPT Power & Influence Top 50 (2018)...

Themes emerge when putting together the annual NPT Power & Influence Top 50. There is an initial attempt to ensure leaders from all elements of the sector are considered. That often goes out the window when the list is down to the final 60 or so executives because it is clear that during the previous […]