Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Jun 19 2017 | By Jennifer J.A. Fitch
Most days, my job at TSNE involves working with our fiscally sponsored projects using computers and calculators. Today though, my work in service to Gardening the Community involved using spades and wheelbarrows weeding a three-quarter acre plot at their farm... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Jan 12 2017 | Josh Sattely, Esq., TSNE MissionWorks
Josh Sattely, Esq., TSNE MissionWorksHow can the philanthropic sector best identify and support promising new initiatives? → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Sep 10 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, Third Sector New England
The field of software development—and the technology industry in general—is overwhelmingly dominated by men. According to Ada Developers Academy (Ada), 85% of software programmers are male. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Sep 09 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, TSNE MissionWorks
“Never quit. And never give up hope,” advises Sheila Denion, Project Director for the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty (CNADP), in the wake of another landmark ruling to repeal capital punishment, both prospectively in 2012, and now... → More
Aug 21 2014 | by Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, Third Sector New England
This year we are excited to work with Active Living By Design (ALBD) and its executive director, Sarah Strunk. ALBD recently transitioned out of its university home, where it incubated and grew the program from its inception in 2002. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 28 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
Fiscal Sponsorship at TSNE MissionWorks can be a bridge or a long-term partner in your nonprofit venture. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Josh Sattely, Compliance and Legal Affairs Specialist Third Sector New England
Fiscal sponsors have traditionally been viewed as incubators of nonprofits, providing support to fledgling initiatives until they are ready to spread their wings as stand-alone, 501(c)(3) organizations. Although this is sometimes the case, research indicates... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014
The Center to Support Immigrant Organizing (CSIO) was founded in 2000 as a result of an assessment by a group of longtime immigrant rights advocates. The organizers identified the multiple barriers immigrant communities face in their efforts to organize for... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt, former Human Resources Manager for Fiscal Sponsorship and Recruitment Third Sector New England
In this article, Jennetta Hyatt interviews staff of Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence about working in the non-profit sector. Safe Havens is fiscally sponsored by TSNE. Staff members of Fiscal Sponsorship projects are legal... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
So what is fiscal sponsorship, anyway? I consider fiscal sponsors to be vital to the process of civic engagement and catalysts for the continuous renewal of the non-profit sector. By providing a mechanism which enables groups to organize around societal... → More
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