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News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

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
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Online resources for your nonprofit legal compliance questions. → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Leadership styles can vary greatly depending on personal values, characteristics and preferences. At some point, non-profit leaders should evaluate their personal leadership style and reflect on how their style impacts their organization. → More
Categories: Leadership
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Non-profit staff are unique in many ways. It is the responsibility of the human resources department to make sure that employees are upholding your organization’s mission and values. At the same time, human resources must protect the rights of the individual... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
All 501(c)3 non-profit agencies must be governed by a board of directors. It is the responsibility of the board to ensure that the mission of your organization is being upheld in a lawful and ethical manner. Board members work in partnership with your ... → More
Categories: Governance
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Third Sector New England develops programs and services to strengthen the nonprofit sector and to work towards a more just and democratic society. TSNE also recognizes that as individuals, we can proactively engage in strategies that enhance our environment... → More
Categories: Workplace Culture
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Your fund-raising plan should be fully aligned with the mission and overall strategic effort of your organization. Fund development consists of more than just asking donors for money; it involves networking, building relationships, researching new funding... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Mar 03 2014 | By Executive Transitions at TSNE
An executive transition is a critical time for a nonprofit. It can bring both uncertainty and opportunity to an agency’s future. As a growing number of baby boomers near retirement in the nonprofit sector, greater attention has been given to executive... → More
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Evaluation is the means to which nonprofits establish accountability to themselves, their clients and the public. Evaluation can be used to measure the impact and cost-effectiveness of an organization’s programs, as well as influence long-term planning, staff... → More
Categories: Evaluation
Mar 03 2014 | By TSNE
Non-profit organizations are not immune to the institutional racism that pervades the larger society within which we exist. However, our sector is developing pathbreaking initiatives to be more reflective of all segments of that society. In so doing, we are ... → More

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