Nonprofit Meal Delivery Groups: Not Just About Food Anymore
Find out how delivering meals can provide so much more than just a meal.
Speaking Metaphorically: How Nonprofits Can Prevent Metaphor Meltdown in Their Communications
Discover tools to use metaphors to engage your community without “dumbing down” complex topics.
Aldo Leopold said: “Ethical behavior is doing the right thing when no one else is watching—even when doing the wrong thing is legal.”
Ethical dilemmas occur when we find ourselves in a situation or circumstance that conflicts… Read More
Why You Should Let Employees Personalize Their Job Descriptions
Increase engagement by fitting jobs to people, rather than putting people where they don’t fit.
Nonprofit Leadership in Action: Following a Founder
Nonprofit Quarterly‘s Tiny Spark podcast just launched a new series on nonprofit leadership. Check out the first episode!
How Funders Can Support Nonprofits Now
Employing a “both/and” approach to support nonprofits in a time of disruption. Read More
The Lie That Perfectionists Tell Themselves
Do you think increasing your productivity will hurt the quality of your work? Think again. Read More
Selecting and Developing Board Leadership: Choose Your Leaders Wisely
Just because board members are volunteers doesn’t mean we can’t expect a lot from them. But getting volunteers that… Read More
Creating Affordable Housing Opportunities Means Talking Equity
Adequately addressing the lack of affordable housing requires shifting the conversation from “consumer choice” to “equity”. Read More
Off the Beaten Path: With Another Mega-Gift, the Regional Philanthropy Boom Rolls On
Big donors continue to appear as if from nowhere, making quiet contributions through local community foundations.
Complexity Demands New Approaches to Work
Solutions to complex problems require organizations that can learn and adapt quickly.
How to Get the Help You Need
Making an ask? Use these tips to get others on board with your project. Read More
Global Philanthropy Report
A call for collaboration among donors and investors. Read More
Windows of Collaborative Opportunity: Considerations of Governance
What makes for a typical public-nonprofit collaboration and what challenges do these partnerships create for boards? Read More
Five Ways to Center People of Color
Five suggestions for moving beyond the often hollow jargon of “inclusion” to share power, control, and well-being. Read More
A few weeks ago our newsletter shared resources for nonprofits that want to
move the needle on racial equity. We have heard from many of our members that they would like to listen, learn, and do… Read More
How to Lose Your Best Employees
A great reminder on how to cultivate, empower, and hold onto your best employees.
Networked Governance: Gaining New Insights into This Unique Approach to Leadership
What is “networked governance” and how can we use it to create institutional changes… Read More
Digital Natives Collect Community Needs
Read how a tech company has created a smartphone app to enable young activists to make an impact in their communities.
How Women at the Top Can Renew Their Mental Energy
Manage your mental energy right! Read on for three tactics to “gain it, maintain it, and not drain it.” Read More
Building Community by Sharing Books
“Little Free Libraries draw neighbors together on street corners, on school campuses, and in police stations.” Have you spotted any Little Free Libraries around Charlottesville? Read More
Voices from the Field: Zen and the Art of the Nonprofit Board Chair
“Have you ever wondered what creates a great board leader and why, despite all the publications and workshops, there are not… Read More
Whether we work on education, the environment, or elderly care, many of us
see the value
in moving the needle on racial equity within our organizations and the work we do. The Local and Regional…
5 Things We Learned About Creating a Successful Workplace Diversity Program
Get serious about your nonprofit’s diversity, equity, and inclusion! Start here to read up on what works and what doesn’t. Read More
Dear Nonprofit Friends,
We’re very excited to introduce you to
Thomascine Allen, CNE’s new Administrative Coordinator. Her main role will be to support all things CNE, behind-the-scenes. But you’ll most likely speak to her on the phone when you call… Read More
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