Michigan’s EAA receives $10M grant from Broad Foundation Detroit Free Press The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded a $10 million grant to the Michigan Education Excellence Foundation for the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan to…
Quite a nice St. Patrick’s Day gift for the folks at the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan.
The idea of engaging non-profit board volunteers is sometimes treated by thought-leaders as a simple idea; however, in reality it is really hard. A few days ago I had this conversation with a board…
Board engagement is a constant challenge for many nonprofit boards. How do you keep your board members involved, in the know, and doing the right work for your organization?
Brackets for Good: connecting hoop fans and fundraising Indianapolis Star With help of a former co-worker Dave Cornelius, 29, a web developer, they introduced “Brackets for Good,” a charitable organization that provides free web-based fundraising…
What a great idea. It’s estimated that millions of dollars are bet and won each year during March Madness. Why not turn that into good for communities?
Chances are, your board is looking for details that help them feel they’ve done right by the organization.
Think I just found one of my new favorite nonprofit blogs. Sarah Durham writes this lovely, short & sweet, post about spicing up those dreary board meetings. You know what we mean right? Oh, she’s speaking to my heart. Her blog emphasizes effective communications for nonprofits. Put this one on your “rinse and repeat” list.
Young Non-Profit Professionals of New York City
Do you have a personal mission and want to learn the best route to pursue it?
Live in or near the Big Apple and want to start your own nonprofit. Here’s a startup nonprofit class from the Young Nonproft Professionals of NYC.
Enterprises run by nonprofits offer a compelling way for people with limited educations and minimal employment histories to lift themselves from lives of dependency and extreme poverty.
This is right in my sweet spot of thinking. Nonprofits need to begin changing thier business models a bit. Look closer at internal assets that might be revenue centers.
People not getting back to you? Here’s how to increase the chance that they’ll message you back
This is another one of those ouch moments. I send a lot of emails, with mixed results. Here’s Dave Johnson’s take on the subject.
By Kate Berry In July of 2012, National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) convened a meeting of the Consumer Consortium on eHealth. The Consortium was created in early 2011 and has since developed into …
I like this article, and especially the patient engagement framework, for drawing attention to a simple methodology for gaining anyone’s engagement who live just outside the edges of your organization’s control. While this article focuses on healthcare (especially eHealthcare) I think it has far reaching viability for all types of nonprofits as well. What’s your nonprofit’s public engagement strategy?
Provocative expose takes a critical view of today’s nonprofit world (Review: Rethinking the business of charity: Provocative expose takes a critical view of today’s nonprofit worl…
Rarely do I post a MUST READ notice… this would be one of those. First read this article, then buy Stern’s book for a peek behin the curtain of bigtime nonprofit donations and their reflective impact on the nonprofit organizations they are designed to support. What’s your experience with big donations impacting the mission of a nonprofit?
Leaders should recognize the potential negative impact of their personal brand’s association with an organization’s mission, and step away if they need to. By Nathalie Laidler-Kylander. (Leadership and Branding?
Nathalie Laidler-Kylander brings up some terrific points about nonprofit branding in this useful article via the New York Times. She asks us to differentiate between a brand identity and brand image. She also suggests that we imagine how our personal brands influence the brand of the organization for which we serve. What is it that you are known for in your community? How is that translated into impact upon your organization, either as a board member, staff member, or volunteer?