The Great Nonprofit RESET: Nonprofit Trends & Actions for 2021

The Great Nonprofit RESET: Nonprofit Trends & Actions for 2021

Pivot. I imagine you’ve heard or used this word to describe your nonprofit’s activities in the past year. With the devastating impact of COVID-19 on our economy and public health, nonprofits have indeed had to shift quickly to answer the call of their communities....
2021 Nonprofit Trends: Shifting Our Focus to Upstream Nonprofit Work

2021 Nonprofit Trends: Shifting Our Focus to Upstream Nonprofit Work

When I first heard the famous parable about “The River,” I was at a national cardiovascular convening in 2003 held at Mountain Lake Lodge in Virginia (made famous by Dirty Dancing). The presenter told the story: you and a friend are having a picnic by the side of a...
After COVID-19: Top 10 Aspirational Goals for Daring Greatly in the Social Sector

After COVID-19: Top 10 Aspirational Goals for Daring Greatly in the Social Sector

As a futurist for the social sector, I get asked a lot about what to expect from a post-COVID-19 world. While there are many things I don’t know, there are some that I do. For example, I know the social sector has risen to the challenge and opportunity of 2020 and...