Archive for June, 2010

Something Every Board Member Should Read Now!

June 28, 2010

You were asked to join the board to help the nonprofit organization fulfill its mission.  Your closest staff relationship is with the Chief Executive of the organization.  Not many board members want to discover or discuss when an executive is not performing at his/her optimal level.  It is messy, uncomfortable and requires additional time and [...]

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OMG!!!

June 12, 2010

Yesterday morning, I had the pleasure of listening to Robert Egger speak.  Robert is the founder of DC Central Kitchen  an amazing example of social innovation.  He said so many things that resonated with me, but what really stuck with me most was that we need to reshape the way the 3rd Sector thinks of [...]

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More $$$$$ for Human Service Organizations

June 9, 2010

The latest report out on charitable giving shows that although charitable giving is slightly down,  human service organizations are receiving more, 2.3% more to be exact.  To read more on this report, check out this business article from the Miami Herald. So is your human service organization one of those who brought in more charitable [...]

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Very Interesting News

June 8, 2010

 As interesting as this picture, the following are stories I picked out for you from the web. Click any of the links to read the full story. Skoll Foundation Commits $10 million to Support Social Innovation Fund The Skoll Foundation announced today it is committing $10 million over two years to support  the Social Innovation [...]

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Now That’s an Interesting Transition!

June 4, 2010

A 57 year old female corporate exec in New Jersey decides to leave her career in for-profit business believing she should start-up a nonprofit instead. Seems noble, right?  Now that New Jersey has legalized medical marijuana, Marianne Bays is deciding to help those in need.  Okay, maybe I should not make fun of this, but [...]

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