Reflection of Henri Nouwen

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” — Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life.

Best of Web: Resources for Navigating the New Tax Laws

This new calendar year brings with it a number of tax policy changes that will undoubtedly impact nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit leaders – particularly Board members – seek quick information and statistics to navigate this new landscape.

Turning Bad News into the Best News

The first and most important step is knowing whether or not your organization can attain its fundraising goal. Even if the initial assessment may be bad news, the end result can still be good.

What Happens Next?

Supporters of nonprofit organizations have many questions when faced with a specific need, challenge or opportunity in a community. The big question, especially in the wake of natural disasters such as the hurricanes of the recent weeks, is “What happens next?”.

Leadership: Pending Crisis Equals Opportunity

A 2016 study conducted by the Concord Leadership Group finds that 77% of nonprofit organizations do not have leadership succession plans nor are they focused on developing new leaders.

A Step-by-Step Guide for Notifying Counsel

The final stage – notifying candidates of your decision – appears obvious. However, in their eagerness to begin work with the firm they’ve selected, some organizations fail to do a good job of notifying firms who were not selected.

Donor Retention – Still A Work In Progress

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Now or Later: Helping Your Board Members

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