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Latest Insights and Analyses
Communicating the Why, the How, and the What
Exploring an example of effective communication of the key details of a policy issue by Jim White of the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.
Common Sense Warns Nonprofits to Get Prepared
Tim Delaney, NCN's President & CEO, examines what a perilously divided Congress might mean for nonprofits, ways to prepare for looming economic threats, and where opportunities remain.
5 Ways to Simplify Your Data Practices So You Can Focus on Your Mission
Kenzie Strong of ResultsLab shares ways to simplify, streamline, and document your data collection practices – and make sure they’re aligned with your mission.
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A Storm is Brewing: The Accountant Shortage Is Already Affecting Nonprofits
Nonprofits have historically struggled to recruit and retain accountants, controllers, and CFOs. That struggle is about to get worse due to demographics, impacting both staffing and costs.
Nonprofit Workforce Shortages: A Crisis That Affects Everyone
While job vacancies in the government and business sectors may cause disappointment, the lack of adequate nonprofit staffing means the public suffers delayed or complete loss of needed services.