Is Your Nonprofit Sustainable and What Does Nonprofit Sustainability Really Mean?

Is Your Nonprofit Sustainable and What Does Nonprofit Sustainability Really Mean?

“Sustainability” has been a buzzword in the social sector for the past few years, but what does it really mean? Everyone agrees that sustainability is an important factor to evaluate the resiliency of social sector organizations, but few have agreed on a simple path...
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...