Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Vicki Pozzebon The last 20 months have put us all on edge, lifted our awareness antennae, and shown us that different opportunities and ways of working are out there and crucial to finding an equitable path forward. While seeking...
Special to the Philanthropy Journal by Chris Calmer, UMB Bank The season of giving is upon us and as you start to think of how you can be charitable this year, consider the gift of scholarship. It’s a different way of giving back and can leave a legacy for years to...
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Andy Posner, Founder and CEO of Capital Good Fund More than 1.5 million nonprofits were registered with the IRS in 2015, according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics. For most, the barrier to fulfilling their...
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Peter Gamache, Ph.D. & Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS, Turnaround Life, Inc. When you’re fighting for every new donation, the ability to reach more people matters. Social media can help, but nonprofits looking to scale might...
Boardable CEO Jeb Banner gives tips on how to improve onboarding for new board members to create a valued and effective team.
Rough economic times hit nonprofits and leaders of color the hardest. Maria Orozco of The Bridgespan Group outlines 8 steps to prepare for when the going get rough.
Nonprofit mergers often look like acquisitions. Penn-Mar Human Services CEO Greg Miller explains how to do healthy and equal mergers for nonprofits.
Boardable’s Jeb Banner talks about common barriers to board diversity and gives advice about how how you can open the door and welcome more diverse voices.
With #GivingTuesday, the holidays and year-end giving, December is a big time for nonprofits. David Seibert from The Lukens Company gives useful advice on how to stand out from the barrage of holiday asks.
Board diversity isn’t just a buzzword or a box to check. Boardable’s Jeb Banner explains how a diverse and dynamic board creates change in communities and opens up lines of communication where previously there were none.
Simply put the mission is everything for the nonprofit leader. Whether a small nonprofit just starting out, or a large nonprofit looking to realign, the mission will guide the day to day and the future.
In order to create systemic change nonprofits must work not only with each other, but also leverage the power of the communities they set out to serve.
When a private foundation is established alongside either a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust, you and your family can receive all the usual benefits of these trusts while retaining charitable control—potentially forever.
The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.