Tool Kit
January 11, 2017

How to Build a Diverse Nonprofit Staff and Board

A collection of Chronicle resources to help you bring on employees and leaders with a wide variety of backgrounds.

January 05, 2017

10 Ways to Work Smarter in 2017

Nonprofit leaders offer tips for improving productivity and effectiveness.

December 29, 2016

Editors’ Picks: The Year’s Best Career Resources

Revisit our top advice of 2016 for job-seeking, starting off in a new place, or growing in your current role.

December 15, 2016

Girl Scouts’ 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave Is Rarity Among Nonprofits

The organization draws strong praise for its benefit to new mothers and fathers, but nonprofits in general still lag far behind the corporate world.

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Directory of Services: Find Products and Services to Help Support Your Mission

The Directory is a digital resource that helps you connect with vendors who help nonprofit organizations accomplish their fundraising goals and support their organizational strategy.

December 14, 2016

How to Build a Communication Plan for a Merger

Two Boston homeless-services charities made sure important constituencies knew about their impending union and got answers to key questions before the merger was made public.

December 06, 2016

How Nonprofits Can Build Relationships With Financial Professionals

Invite wealth managers, accountants, and other financial professionals to participate in committees and come to your events, preferably with their clients.

November 30, 2016

Dashboards: Why Every Organization Should Have One (or More!)

Dashboards can help identify problems quickly and keep everybody on task.

November 22, 2016

How Foundations Can Develop Policies to Embrace Risk

Grant makers should weigh their tolerance for risk and bring that mind-set into their day-to-day operations. 

November 21, 2016

Volunteerism Rate Continues Slow Decline, Report Says

Just under 25 percent of Americans donated time to charity in 2015, with working mothers and Generation X leading the way, according to the latest annual snapshot from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

November 17, 2016

10 Ways Nonprofit Boards Can Keep Regulators at Bay

Staying informed and keeping meticulous records help, but that isn’t all you can do.