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Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

Succession strategy planning needs to start today. It sounds intimidating but simply means creating a plan to choose the next generation of leadership.

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Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

I’ve volunteered for over ten nonprofit boards and I’ve learned that in order to have a successful board, you have to help your board help you.


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[PODCAST] Get Your Board on Board | Ft. Claire Axelrad

Fundraising is a major necessity for most nonprofits, and you have to get your board on board with fundraising to achieve your mission.

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[PODCAST] Internal Communications and Nonprofit Management Pt. 2 | Ft. Marc Pitman

The second part of our series on internal communications and nonprofit management with Marc Pitman is here and ready to go to work for your organization.


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[PODCAST] The Cost of Poor Nonprofit Leadership | Ft. Marc Pitman

One of the most important assets in nonprofit leadership is a well-trained board. Because so many board members come from the for-profit world, leading a nonprofit organization can be confusing and they can get in the way of what the executive director is trying to do, without knowing they’re doing so.

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7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

In the nonprofit sector, there are various ethical and moral dilemmas that could creep in and bog down your straight path to doing more good.


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10 Ways Board Members Can Fundraise WITHOUT Asking for Money

The truth is that there are lots of ways board members can support fundraising that don’t involve an ask. Here are 10 to get you started.

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How to Access and Use Big Data in the Nonprofit World

Business Intelligence tools of the corporate sector are now accessible to nonprofits. So where do you start?


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How to Build a Better Board and Staff Relationship

There’s one thing that simply can’t be put on the backburner if you want your organization to run more effectively—the relationship between your nonprofit board chair and your organization’s CEO.

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How to Fundraise with a Hot or Cold Board

Your nonprofit board could be incredibly warm or all-too cold toward fundraising. Which is it?