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Are You Following or Leading at Your Nonprofit?

Have you ever been in a situation where you knew what to do—what’s more you knew the right thing to do—but your efforts were getting bogged down by the higher-ups?

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Maximizing Meetings: 3 M’s to Make Event Committee Meetings Meaningful

Sometimes meetings make you want to tear your hair out. But maximizing meetings is easy when you keep these three M’s in mind.

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When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

Nonprofits are all working toward the same purpose, but when they come together they can achieve more. This teamwork is manifested through partnerships, management agreements or even a full-fledged merger.

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Real Life Board Experience—Confessions of a Newbie

Communication is the staple of a stellar nonprofit board. Unfortunately, board member communication is also the hardest part about being on a board.

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[MCON 2015] The Problem With Nonprofits ‘Non-Yesterday’

There is a problem with nonprofits today. Or as Eric Weinheimer might say, there is a problem with nonprofits “non-yesterday, non-tomorrow.” (a.k.a. today) Could something as simple as the title of our sector be crippling industry growth? As Weinheimer, the CEO of Donors Forum, explained, the term nonprofit is “inaccurate, it’s not who we are….

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When Nonprofits Should Consider a Merger

There are two sides to every coin on why nonprofits merge. The process of a merger is too laborious to make any rash decisions, so here are a range of scenarios for when nonprofits should consider a merger.

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FIFA, Bogus Cancer Charities Illustrate Danger of Unchecked Finances

The FIFA scandal is just one recent example of leadership gone bad. Ideally, you’ll realize leadership has gone bad long before criminal investigations happen.

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How to Garner a Financial Commitment from Every Board Member

A financial commitment by every board member at your nonprofit is essential for the growth and success of the organization, as well as the furthering of its mission.

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Board Members: Making a Difference without Making the Ask [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are powerful ways that board members can help your organization while not directly asking for money.

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The ABCs of Board Development: Recruiting the Right Nonprofit Board Members

A good nonprofit board is a well rounded board. You’ve probably heard you’re looking for people to fill roles in three key areas: Time, Treasure or Talent.