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Keyword Organizational Sustainability

Philanthropy Chat: Deirdre Maloney on Nonprofit Myths


Deirdre Maloney, president of the firm Momentum, examines the myths and realities of nonprofit management, marketing, and outcomes measurement.

Philanthropy Chat: Job Hunting for Experienced Workers in the Nonprofit Sector


Barbara Ramundo, regional vice president for Professionals for Nonprofits, discusses practical tips and strategies for experienced nonprofit workers.

Philanthopy Chat: Board Service From the Perspective of the Young Professional


Pheobe Bicknell of YNPNdc (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network DC), discusses board service from the point of view of a young professional.

Philanthropy Chat: Nonprofit Staff Management & Retention


Pratichi Shah, human resources strategist, shares how nonprofit organizations should be as purposeful in managing staff as they are at managing their programs to successfully achieve their missions.

Frances Kunreuther on Catalysts for Change: How California Nonprofits Can Deliver Direct Services and Transform Communities


Frances Kunreuther discusses Catalysts for Change: How California Nonprofits Can Deliver Direct Services and Transform Communities.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Discuss Good in Theory, Problems in Practice


A discussion of the YNPN report “Good in Theory, Problems in Practice” with Trish Tchume and Amanda Pape Lenaghan.

Philanthropy Chat: Peter Kim on Nonprofit Funding Models


Peter Kim, a manager at Bridgespan who focuses on growth strategies for nonprofits, explains why funding models are important, describes how to develop them, and discusses when they are most appropriate.

Philanthropy Chat: Jason Saul Discusses the End of Fundraising


Jason Saul discusses key points from his book, The End of Fundraising: Raising More Money by Selling Your Impact. Saul explains why traditional fundraising is expensive to do and describes how the social capital market can support nonprofits.

Philanthropy Chat: David Neff and Randal Moss on Innovation in Nonprofits


David Neff and Randal Moss cover topics in their book, The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age. They talk about barriers to innovation, address common misconceptions, and describe a case study.

Philanthropy Chat: Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data


Joe Winter and Jessyca Holland of C4 Atlanta discuss their program "Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data”, presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.

Philanthropy Chat: Rob Sheehan on Strategy Development for Nonprofits


Dr. Robert M. Sheehan, Jr. discusses how strategy development will help nonprofits overcome “mission gap” and increase their organizational impact. He also points out the seven deadly sins of nonprofit strategy. Sheehan is the Academic Director of the Executive MBA Program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Philanthropy Chat: Tom McLaughlin Discusses Mergers and Alliances


In this interview, Tom McLaughlin, founder of McLaughlin and Associates, talks about his book, Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances.

Budgeting for Those Who Would Rather Not


Elaine Luttrull of The Juilliard School and Michael Royce of New York Foundation for the Arts explain how to create clear and useful budgets and use them as the valuable planning tools they are. Fran Smyth of The Arts & Business Council of New York moderates. This is a recording of a live event.

Volunteers Are NOT Free! Building a Volunteer Program That Flourishes


Since April of last year, a combination of factors — the Serve America Act, The NYC Service initiative, and the economy — has significantly increased the number of nonprofit volunteers. What elements go into a charity's decision to accept, train, and choose the right assignment for a volunteer? Learn some of the ingredients of a successful volunteer program. This is a recording of a live event.

Denise Zeman on Grantmaking & Collaboration During the Recession


Denise Zeman, President and CEO of the Saint Luke's Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio, discusses grantmaking and nonprofit collaboration in response to the economic recession.

Philanthropy Chat: Shelly Cryer on Nonprofit Careers


Shelly Cryer, author of The Nonprofit Career Guide: How to Land a Job That Makes a Difference, talks about transition rates in the arts sector, accountability standards, becoming an executive director, and preparing for a career in the nonprofit sector.

Philanthropy Chat: David La Piana on How Nonprofits Should Approach Strategic Restructuring


David La Piana, author of Strategic Restructuring: Mergers, Integrations and Alliances, provides best practices in how nonprofits should approach collaborations, mergers, and other types of partnerships.