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Maybe in some mythic past it was possible to think first about strategic impact goals, and then about how to raise the money. But today we know better: you can’t talk about what you’re going to do without talking about how to get the money. And, …
The generational handover of the nonprofit sector — one organization at a time — is well underway. Take a look around any conference and you’ll see it! An important but dangerously unnoticed difference between baby boomers and the Next generat …
Blue Avocado concludes an exploration of how it was possible for Vanguard Public Foundation to have come to such an inglorious end.
Once acclaimed as a pioneer in philanthropy, the Vanguard Foundation is no more. This is Part I on some of the clues to its sorry demise.
Are board giving requirements a best practice or a bad idea? Blue Avocado reports on trends and explore the real questions.
Watching indicators of financial health like performance-to-budget or reserve size are important, but may not say if you need to worry now.
Planning for executive director transition is called succession planning: Thinking in advance about setting the stage for strong transitions.
For nonprofits, it’s hard not to think that closing down is the ultimate disaster. But sometimes a lack of money or energy forces the issue.
All-volunteer organizations (AVOs) are a major social and economic force, but are seldom given credit for their work.