September 20, 2016

How Foundations Should Begin Planning for Risk

Steps grant makers can take to prepare for, and manage, disruptions and emergencies that occur when nonprofit projects are underway.

September 15, 2016

How Product Managers Are Changing Nonprofit Technology

By thinking of different systems and services as “products” and putting someone in charge of their success, organizations are quickly improving their processes and gaining efficiency.

September 13, 2016

How to Train Young Employees for Leadership Roles

Incorporating training into daily operations can keep costs down and staff members learning.

September 12, 2016

How Charities Can Communicate With the People They Serve

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

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September 08, 2016

A Guide to Resources on Leadership Training

Train future nonprofit leaders with resources you can use in-house or tap into fellowship programs to groom new leaders.

September 06, 2016

A Community Fund Tailors Its Appeal to Gen X Donors

In neighborhoods and online, the Denver Foundation works to draw in a cohort committed to hands-on philanthropy.

August 30, 2016

What You Should Do Before Building a Fundraising Team

Know how much you want to raise, get trustees and staff members ready to help, and have a clear idea of how much your organization can invest.

August 24, 2016

A Fellowship Program Creates Paths to Boosting Diversity at Foundations

By introducing professionals of color to work in the field, a regional network of grant makers aims to make philanthropy more inclusive and effective.  

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August 23, 2016

To Make Program Evaluation More Affordable, Start With Existing Data

Information that is available to the public and free — like crime records and medical statistics — can form the baseline for nonprofit program measurement.

August 11, 2016

Why and How to Build a Diverse Nonprofit Board

Making nonprofits better reflect the communities they serve starts at the board level.

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