News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
Some of you may have heard or read about the recent collapse of the California-based fiscal sponsor International Humanities Center (IHC), documented in detail by Rick Cohen and the Los Angeles Times. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Alyssa Sternick, Marketing Intern Third Sector New England
Boston Family Boat Building provides underserved students in Boston-area public schools with the resources necessary to get out of the classroom and approach learning from a fresh, experiential angle. Specifically, the program offers both students and their... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt and Joshua Sattely
When you think of the holidays, what comes to mind? A most sacred religious time? A Corporate America-induced spending orgy? A time of joy, reflection, jubilation and comfort? Maybe, indifference or even anxiety? → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 03 2013 | By TSNE
TSNE often receives phone calls asking for advice on starting a nonprofit. While this is not an area in which we specialize, there are several excellent resources available that can help you get started and find someone who does. Before you begin this process... → More
Feb 13 2010 | By Deborah Elizabeth Finn, IT Consultant to Nonprofits
Desktops, laptops, websites, e-blasts, Blackberries and the many other tools of information technology have proven to be a godsend for nonprofits, especially small to midsized ones. The use of technology can help level the playing field between a 5-person... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 01 2009 | By Tyra Sidberry, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Director, Third Sector New England. Denise Moorehead contributed to this article.
With the global economic crisis, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and tense relations between and among countries from Europe to Asia to the Middle East, Barack Obama – the United States’ first African-American president – is front and center on the world stage... → More
Jan 01 2008 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive OfficerTSNE
TSNE Executive Director Jonathan Spack was invited by a group of Japanese non-profit leaders to meet with colleagues there and present at symposia in Osaka and Nagoya in late 2007. Subsequently, he was asked to share his thoughts and perspectives about non-... → More
Categories: Leadership
Dec 01 2007 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director, Third Sector New England
On Monday, November 26, 2007, Wayne Glynn, information systems director at Third Sector New England since 2000, passed away. Wayne, beloved by his fellow staff members, clients and associates, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2006.  He fought the... → More
Categories: Social Justice