Leadership

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The unsettling juxtaposition of two recent reports makes this urgent truth unavoidable and crystal clear: climate change is threatening the sustainability of all nonprofits, including the ones you care about most.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Trends, Equity, Leadership
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Starting this month and continuing through the end of this year, the IRS will send payments of up to $250 or $300 each month, per child, to the parents or guardians of 65 million eligible children under 18 years of age in the United States.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Child Tax Credit, Advocacy, Leadership
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In the nonprofit sector, we are constantly fighting for the dignity of those seeking support and advocating for their economic mobility.  But how often do we fight the same fight for our own staff members?

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Tags: Equity, Fair Pay, Employees, Leadership
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Every leader has a secret struggle, even (and maybe especially) highly successful leaders.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Peer Groups, Networking, Leadership
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Nonprofits, by definition, are mission-driven organizations designed to serve a charitable purpose. Nowhere in those missions should sexual harassment, or other forms of discrimination, have a toehold.

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Tags: Sexual Harassment, Leadership, Employment
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When we think about the characteristics of a charitable organization – a “public benefit” corporation (that’s the official IRS moniker for charitable nonprofits) – elephants may not immediately come to mind.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Empathy, Leadership
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You can ensure a high performing board by taking time to orient and continually engage board members.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Board, Leadership, Education, Governance, Financial Literacy
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An ongoing problem many nonprofit organizations face is finding new board members. For a large number of us, this ranks only behind fundraising as the biggest thorn in our side.

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Board, Leadership, Governance

Notes from the Field, contributed by Jennifer Chandler, Vice President and Director of Network Support and Knowledge Sharing, National Council of Nonprofits

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Leadership, Succession Planning

In the popular book, ...

Categories: Leadership
Tags: Leadership, Succession Planning
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