INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Apr 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell
There is a big emphasis on return on investment (ROI) by foundations right now. It has many nonprofits scrambling to develop methodology and tools for collecting data. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Mar 05 2014 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources Third Sector New England
The climbing Dow Jones Indices and slow but steady fall in unemployment are signaling an improving economic outlook for the United States.  → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 05 2014
By Deborah Linnell, Zora Radosevich and Jonathan Spack → More
Categories: Leadership
Mar 03 2014
If you’re like most non-profit professionals, your focus is on your mission, which is making the world a better place. Computers, databases, websites and other technological innovations are all just tools to get the job done. We sift through news and... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
The following resources look at the myriad ways nonprofits can and are communicating with various constituents online. The methods to share information between your non-profit organization and its constituents are expanding thanks to new technologies and new... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Nonprofits engage their staff and other stakeholders in strategic planning in order to evaluate the current state of the organization, implement any needed changes and adequately plan for the future. This process often involves an articulation of values and... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Nonprofits become involved in public policy and advocacy as a means to impact legislation and generate awareness and support of their missions. Advocacy can take on many forms, including rallies, protests, lobbying with legislatures, media campaigns and more... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Organizational development helps a nonprofit increase its long-term health and performance by building the capacity of and supporting the people who make up the organization. The process usually begins with an organizational assessment; quantitative and... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Financial management involves the administration of a nonprofit’s monetary resources, and is closely connected with all aspects of your organization, including mission, strategic plan, long-term stability and reputation with your constituents. A well-... → More
Categories: Financial Management
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
To achieve organizational goals, a nonprofit needs to be able to effectively communicate its mission to all of its constituents. A strategic communications plan can help your nonprofit gain greater public support, increase your donor pool, better serve... → More

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