News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Aug 26 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
As I write this, there are many things we don’t know – and may never know with certainty - about the circumstances that led to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. What we do know is that another unarmed black teenager is dead. Shot down by police... → 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
Aug 12 2014 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Human Resources and Administration Third Sector New England
Our nonprofit workforce needs a raise. At Third Sector New England, we have just completed a regional compensation study, Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce – a snapshot of the salaries and benefits of 250 nonprofits from Massachusetts and our surrounding... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Apr 29 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
A potentially revolutionary change in the way the Internal Revenue Service grants public charity status is in the works. Yet despite its far-reaching implications, this dramatic development has to date escaped the notice of most in the sector.  → More
Apr 14 2014 | By Trina Jackson, Inclusion Initiative Program Coordinator, Third Sector New England
According to a recent article in The New York Times, Boston ranked third highest on the list of cities with growing income inequality, behind San Francisco and New York. → More
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 | By TSNE
If you’re like most nonprofit 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