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News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

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
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

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