While traditionally the nonprofit sector is not top-of-mind when thinking about economic growth, the truth is that it successfully weathers economic downturns and contributes to the economy while providing much-needed services.
Governance / Voice
This unique and enormously practical article looks at how board/staff relationships played out in four small cultural organizations as each encountered a growth/financial crisis but it also defines the phases of the crises in ways that may help any organizations progressing through similar...
Policy / Social Context
The Urban Institute and the National Council of Nonprofits have documented the continuing grant and contract problems faced by nonprofits in dealing with local, state, and federal governments. Problems of late payments, inadequate indirect and administrative costs, and less than full...
Executive directors often ask how to select the right candidate to serve as chief development officer. Here are some tips from Simone Joyaux.
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Cohen on the WaPo Diversion Series
Rick Cohen | 14 November, 2013
The Washington Post’s “Asset Diversions” database needs to be understood for what it is, a grouping of problems that resulted ...
Rick Cohen | 7 November, 2013
The Washington Post’s investigative report on nonprofits citing diversions of assets has deservedly received much attention. The challenge ...
Rick Cohen | 31 October, 2013
Sometimes organizations perpetrate fraud, sometimes they are victims. In the Washington Post’s investigative report on “diversions” of nonprofit assets, the ...
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