Friendly Collaborations

Your nonprofit will realize may benefits from collaborating with nonprofits of all types, especially at the board level.

Think about your nonprofit and its fiercest competitor. You probably compete for donors, clients, volunteers, referral sources, staff, and advocates. However, it is doubtful that you compete in other areas such as accounting, HR, policy, and payroll. […]

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Time to Reflect

Here are 11 questions which when discussed at your next board meeting will help your board and leadership team make 2015 your nonprofit’s best year yet. […]

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Informal Strategies

Every nonprofit has a strategy. However, many nonprofit boards have never discussed or approved their strategy. […]

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Collaboration Inhibitors

The relationship between collaborators can be a significant source of stress for a collaboration. The structure of a nonprofit’s board can be another source of stress for the collaboration. […]

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Creating Shared Value

The purpose of collaboration is to work together to address a shared external condition. The condition can represent a problem or an opportunity. […]

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Find Collaborators

Since nonprofit boards are responsible for the long-term success and the sustainability of the mission, it makes sense for the board to find collaborators. […]

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What Is the Best Organizational Structure?

Where on the timeline of organizational structure is your board’s thinking? […]

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How Do You Measure Sustainability?

Some think that money is the best measure of sustainability. However, other measures are more effective. […]

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The Well Connected Board

Networking is a hot topic. It is also an ancient activity. Are we as effective as our ancestors? […]

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Source of Funds

A nonprofit has many sources of funds. Some deserve more discussion by the board. […]

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