News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Feb 13 2014 | By Myrna Greenfield, Principal Good Egg Marketing
In the previous article, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield recommended best practices about making connections on LinkedIn. In this final installment of a multipart series, she discusses several ways to keep in touch with and develop these connections. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Ross Peizer, Contributing Writer
Do you automatically rule out green printing for your non-profit organization because you think it is too expensive? If you said yes, then read on and learn how you can make green printing as affordable for your nonprofit as it is beneficial for our... → More
Categories: Workplace Culture
Feb 13 2014
What follows reflects the insights and future-thinking shared in a fall 2005 interview with TSNE by Vinjay Bhagat, founder of Convio, an Internet software and services company providing online Constituent Relationship Management solutions for nonprofits. → More
Feb 13 2014
On February 27, 2008, TSNE hosted the fund-raising training, “Cultivating Your Organization’s Donor Base,” presented by leading fund development consultant Kristi Scarpone. Also sharing fund-raising tips in the filled-to-capacity workshop was Lou Pollock,... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014
While the original observance of May Day by the ancient Celts and Saxons celebrated the first spring planting, the meaning of the day was forever changed on May 1, 1886, when U.S. and Canadian workers declared a strike in support of the eight-hour workday. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
The Commonwealth Seminar is opening the doors of the Massachusetts State House to diverse leaders: community leaders of color and those from immigrant and other underrepresented communities. The TSNE fiscally sponsorship client is preparing the next... → More
Feb 13 2014
Elena Letona, former executive director of Centro Presente, Inc., spoke at Third Sector New England’s 11th Nonprofit Workout Luncheon Plenary (November 17, 2007) about non-profit organizational leaders’ need to derive their “power” from constituent leadership. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
TSNE is a small organization with a big mission and an even bigger vision. That means we have to be as smart and strategic as we can about the way we allocate our limited resources. Given the universe of need, our challenge in providing capacity-building... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 13 2014 | by Laura S. Quinn, Founder and Director Idealware
Laura Quinn adapted this article for TSNE from an original piece written with generous financial support from TechSoup. Here she helps to demystify the often misunderstood – and stress-producing – art and science of web analytics. She begins by explaining the... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Arthur Prokosch former Online Services Manager at TSNE
Online surveys have emerged as an efficient way for nonprofits to gather data from their constituents, donors - and even their peers - entirely through the Web. At their core, these systems include tools for defining and customizing survey questions, and... → More