From McKinsey Quarterly, a brief guide to serving as a nonprofit board member.
The Stanford Survey on Leadership and Management in the Nonprofit Sector shows that most nonprofits fall short in important areas of performance. This article, from SSIR, discusses ways to help solve this problem.
A call to action for the Impact Era, published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The experience of prize-winning social sector leaders highlights the enduring lessons of nonprofit management. Part one of a six-part SSIR series.
To thrive, a nonprofit organization must develop and adhere to a clear statement of its core purpose. Part two of a six-part SSIR series.
Overcoming a reluctance to ask people for money is a crucial step that every nonprofit leader must make. Part three of a six-part SSIR series.
High-performing nonprofits benefit from having a board of directors that functions as more than a rubber stamp. Part four of a six-part SSIR series.
One test of a nonprofit organization hinges on whether it can manage a difficult leadership transition. Part five of a six-part SSIR series.
Suggestions for applying the fundamentals of corporate governance to charitable organizations.
Donors and grantmakers are allocating money more efficiently, thanks to the emergence of information and funding intermediaries.
A case study of BRAC, widely considered to be the largest NGO in the world.
A profile of the Rural Development Institute (now known as Landesa), an organization that remained single-mindedly devoted to its mission.
An evaluation of three organizations—the Wise Giving Alliance, Charity Navigator, and Charity Watch—that rate nonprofit organizations.
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