Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Feb 13 2014
Teach Our Children (TOC) was fiscally sponsored by Third Sector New England, and sought to ensure that parents are truly involved with education policy and decision-making and rightfully acknowledged as critical participants in the success of their school... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer Third Sector New England
One result of the current economic situation is that many non-profit organizations, especially smaller ones or those dependent on public funding and/or a small number of private donors, are in difficult financial straits. Some of these groups are beginning to... → More
Feb 13 2014
You know that media coverage helps to generate discussion about the critical issues your non-profit organization is trying raise with your constituents and the public in general. But getting coverage is not always easy, especially for issues that non-profit... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell
It is important to be very clear about what you are evaluating, why you are evaluating, and for whom you are evaluating. Paying attention to these questions will help you shape your evaluation into a more useful tool. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Feb 13 2014 | by Myrna Greenfield, Principal Good Egg Marketing
In the first of a multi-part series, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield shares the why of LinkedIn for non-profit organizations. Stay tuned for part two, which will delve into the how. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Rick Schwartz, Principal StraightTalk
My good buddy Gian Brosco recently took the helm of the Nevada Community Foundation. The first thing he did was get out of the office to learn about the issues in greater Las Vegas. → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014 | By Charlotte Dion Foundation Center
Foundation support is critical to the work of the non-profit community. But the pathway for pursuing foundation support for your non-profit organization can seem more like the winding passageways in a maze than a clear cut trajectory. → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
A recently-published study by the high-profile Bridgespan Group has been getting a great deal of attention lately. The report, “Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions: More Than a Tool for Tough Times” promotes the idea that nonprofits – and their funders -... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell Third Sector New England
Previously, we discussed why evaluation is important for your nonprofit. In this article, we talk about the need for both process and outcome evaluation and the pitfalls of over-emphasizing outcomes over process. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Feb 13 2014 | by Myrna Greenfield, Principal, Good Egg Marketing
In a previous article, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield shared the why of LinkedIn for nonprofit organizations. In this next installment of a multi-part series, she delves into the how, starting with Company Pages. → More

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