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Nobody Wants To Work For You...

Yes, the headline was just to get your attention. It begs the question: Why do people want to work at your organization? What do you have that brought staffers to the nonprofit? It’s time to compete to be labeled a great place to work. Employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success. Finding and […]

NCRP Shuffling Staff, Focusing Of Social Justice...

Three years after unveiling a new strategic framework, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced another evolution with a restructuring to direct more philanthropy dollars toward social justice movements. The 43-year-old organization announced that three senior positions will be eliminated, effective Oct. 4, and three new positions will focus on expanding “relationships with movement […]

When Staff Wants To Stay Home...

You never want to hear that a majority of your staff would rather be watching paint dry then drop by the office. Great nonprofit working environments breed client satisfaction and success in delivering mission. You want to keep the great employees you have and inject new blood into the system. The best nonprofits to work […]

Compete To Be A Best Nonprofit Top Work For...

Employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success. Finding and keeping a workforce of social good specialists is not easy in a gig economy. But there are ways to provide prospective employees you have a social good soul. Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing in the ninth […]

Finance And Employee Engagement...

It is remarkable how much more money can be raised when everyone is emotionally tied to an organization. Studies show that employee engagement not only results in better performance but also helps to drive recruitment in a competitive market for competent staff. Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing […]

U.S. Senate Confirms Darling As HHS Commissioner...

Elizabeth “Liz” Darling, president and CEO of the OneStar Foundation in Austin, Texas, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate yesterday to a senior post in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Her confirmation had been blocked for months by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) but was confirmed by a 57-37 vote. As commissioner […]

Common Mission Not “Alien” To A Great Place to Work...

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 […]

Breaking: Planned Parenthood President Out...

Leana Wen, M.D, president of Planned Parenthood for less than a year, is out. The board appointed Alexis McGill Johnson as acting president. Johnson is co-founder of the Perception Institute. She’ll serve as leader of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity, and its political action nonprofit, Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF), a […]

ONE HUNDRED: New Study Launched (Sponsored)...

ONE HUNDRED’s Influencers in Philanthropy Report 2019 features interviews with leaders from across the philanthropic landscape and examines the key trends, disruptions, challenges, and opportunities in the sector. In the first report, released in 2017, ONE HUNDRED identified key themes in the philanthropic field and how they generate results for innovation, impact and resource generation. […]

Board Members Are Below Average Fundraisers...

Nonprofit board members get their highest grades when it comes to understanding mission and financial oversight. They become under-performing students when it comes to community building and outreach, monitoring legislation and regulatory issues, increasing board diversity and fundraising. In fact, most board members are rated “C” students if you ask organizational executives and only slightly […]