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The Power of Association
Essay in the "Using the Powers You Have" series.
Three Steps to Follow When Strengthening Your Organization
Steve Zimmerman shares three key steps leaders can take to increase the likelihood of success when working to change aspects of their operations.
How Much Money Should a New Development Director Be Expected to Raise?
Paid development staff is an investment in a nonprofit’s revenue growth. It takes time to get up to speed, cultivate relationships, and implement a strategy. Here are some factors to consider.
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Featured reports and resources
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.
Nonprofit Impact Matters: How America’s Charitable Nonprofits Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives
The story of the nonprofit sector, told from the nonprofit perspective for the first time.