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.

May 05 2016 | By Ning Jun Yuan, Online Communications Specialist, Third Sector New England
TSNE at Democracy AwakeningDemocracy Awakening launches as movement to get money out of politics, restore voting rights, and reaffirm democratic principles of government. → More
Categories: Social Justice
May 03 2016 | By Active Living By Design
Discover this fresh new model of community-driven change for creating healthy communities. → More
Tags: health, community
Apr 27 2016 | By Sandy St. Louis, Communications Director, Third Sector New England
Dr. James O’Connell shares stories from a new book that illustrates an incredible journey spanning three decades of caring for the homeless. → More
Tags: Healthcare
Apr 25 2016 | By Anne Peyton, CPF CFRE and Jenn Hayslett, Yellow Brick Road Consulting
"You had me at hello," a classic line from the movie Jerry Maguire, was in response to an extensive courting process. This wonderful one-liner is ironic for fundraisers – our donors say "HELLO" with their first gift, and yet by the 5th... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Mar 01 2016 | By Jonathan Spack
A new report finds that the impending shift in nonprofit leadership in New England threatens a sector that already suffers from fundamental structural deficits and a lack of investment. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 10 2016 | By Heather Harker, Director of Programs, Third Sector New England
Our colleagues at the Building Movement Project worked with exiting and incoming leaders as well as transition consultants nationally—including a group of TSNE’s consultants and executive transition experts—to create this practical report (with tools!) to... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 09 2016 | By Dr. Anne Litwin, Ph.D., Anne Litwin & Associates
Negative stereotypes about women are everywhere, and when we internalize them, we usually do not realize it. Yet carrying these internalized stereotypes can influence our behaviors toward other women. For that reason, it is important to begin to notice how... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Nov 16 2015 | By Anna Spack, Contributor, TSNE MissionWorks
The Blue Butterfly Collaborative takes a unique approach to children’s educational media and its impact in international development. With the goal of helping media producers in low- and middle-income countries produce, design and distribute high-quality... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Sep 10 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, Third Sector New England
The field of software development—and the technology industry in general—is overwhelmingly dominated by men. According to Ada Developers Academy (Ada), 85% of software programmers are male. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Sep 09 2015 | By Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, TSNE MissionWorks
“Never quit. And never give up hope,” advises Sheila Denion, Project Director for the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty (CNADP), in the wake of another landmark ruling to repeal capital punishment, both prospectively in 2012, and now... → More

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