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 2015 | By Roberta Rosenberg, M.Ed.
Forty years of experience have given me lots to think about the challenges facing the nonprofit sector today. During my career, I worked for five nonprofits in the fields of developmental disabilities, aging, and domestic violence; negotiated service delivery... → More
Jan 21 2015 | by Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps.
In Seattle, if you’re a person of color and you walk down a dark alley late at night and you feel like you’re being followed, it’s probably someone trying to do some community engagement: “Psst…hey buddy—Go Hawks!—you want to attend a summit? It’s about... → More
Jan 05 2015 | By Gretchen Upholt, MPA, Consultant Financial Management Associates
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly common “buzzword” in the nonprofit and funder communities. As funder priorities shift towards investing in sustainable organizations, there is increasing need for organizations to refocus their budget development... → More
Categories: Financial Management
Oct 30 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
Trina Jackson, Program Coordinator for the Inclusion Initiative, is visiting Palestine/Israel as part of Interfaith Peace-Builders' 2014 African Heritage Delegation.Trina Jackson, Program Coordinator for the Inclusion Initiative, is visiting Palestine/Israel as part of Interfaith Peace-Builders' 2014 African Heritage Delegation. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Oct 27 2014 | by Paul Horn, Communication Skills Coach
“The human mind is a wonderful thing—it starts working the moment you are born and it stops as soon as you get up to speak in public.” —Roscoe Drummond → More
Oct 23 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks Leadership Team
“Leadership, like a piece of cloth, is strongest when its different parts are woven closely together, when there is a seat for everybody at the table.” – Trina Jackson, Leadership Team Member → More
Oct 03 2014 | By Trina Jackson, Inclusion Initiative Program Coordinator, Third Sector New England
On September 22, I was one of nearly 400,000 people from all over the world who took to the streets of New York City to call for action on climate change and to demand climate justice. → More
Categories: Social Justice
Sep 15 2014 | by Claudette Rowley, MSW & CPCC Metavoice Coaching and Consulting, Metavoice.org
What does trust mean on a team? Clients often describe trust as “being able to rely on someone to treat them well, honestly and fairly” (character) and to do “what they said they were going to do accurately and on time” (competence). In order for this... → More
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Aug 26 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
As I write this, there are many things we don’t know – and may never know with certainty - about the circumstances that led to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. What we do know is that another unarmed black teenager is dead. Shot down by police... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Aug 21 2014 | by Sandy St. Louis, Director of Communications, TSNE MissionWorks
This year we are excited to work with Active Living By Design (ALBD) and its executive director, Sarah Strunk. ALBD recently transitioned out of its university home, where it incubated and grew the program from its inception in 2002. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship

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