A compatible consulting firm is integral to a nonprofit’s team. The truth is not all charity and nonprofit consultants are the same. Seven reasons to hire a nonprofit consultant..
Nonprofit services have become an integral part of our society and we depend upon their good works everyday. With this in mind, executive leaders and governance volunteers need to dedicate greater effort to improving their organization's financial health and succession planning. We can all agree, we need healthier nonprofits to help create healthier communities.
To adopt an innovative mindset requires leadership that empowers staff and volunteers to solve problems that matter most to executing an organization's mission. Nonprofits stewarding a curious culture, where staff are permitted to question assumptions and constructively challenge the status quo more often produce better innovative results.
Undertaking a merger requires a high level of due diligence and an investment of resources in order to reach the decision. The basis being an intent to act in the best interest of both organizations, and mitigate any current or future risks.
In the coming weeks and months I want to dig deeper into this issue as it impacts our charitable sector and the public confidence in our work. In the meantime, I thought I would first turn to you for your response to the my first burning question. When a charity abruptly stops serving its community, what detail of information, if any, is the public entitled to receive?
Traditional executive searches can take 3 to 6 months and the Board may not have an appetite for potential loss of momentum during a critical time or that making internal 'acting' appointments may exacerbate any existing employee(s) incapacity or risks of burnout. Consider all factors carefully. The option of appointing an Interim Executive can be the right solution to transition through a challenging period and be the bridge to future success.
When nonprofits thrive in a healthy ecosystem and are deliberate in capacity building over time, it strengthens a nonprofit's ability to deliver its mission.
Are you feeling like your nonprofit organization is stuck in the proverbial muck, making little to no progress? Maybe one or more of the scenarios ...
Every charity needs a healthy culture of philanthropy and this starts with the leadership from each and every governance volunteer. Board members serve as role models ...
Below I have shared common signs of poor board health. While a board may be suffering from one or a few of these indicators, the board should measure their performance against all indicators....