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The Nonprofit Ethicist
If the bookkeeper in your national social-justice organization was helping himself to the contents of the till, what would you do?
Working: Nonprofit-Style
Nonprofit workers share stories about their jobs, their salaries, and the meaning of their work.
Using the Whole Talent Pool: An Interview with Shannon Maynard and Robert Grimm
Nonprofit Quarterly editor in chief Ruth McCambridge spoke to Shannon Maynard and Robert Grimm of the Corporation for National and Community Service about their work, the latest research on volunteering, and trends in effective nonprofit staffing management.
Show Me the . . . Participation
McCambridge surveys the literature on what workers want, and finds that autonomy and voice top the list.
Volunteering by the Numbers
Volunteers are the human resource lifeblood of the nonprofit sector. Who are they, and what motivates them?
Who Decides? Mapping Power and Decision Making in Nonprofits
Do endless meetings with no resolution get you down?
When Is HR Outsourcing Right for Your Organization?
Can’t afford an HR staff? Outsourcing may be the way to go.
Dr. Conflict
Are you ready to have your power in the organization reflect the power inherent in your title? Dr. Conflict is here to tell you how.
Business Planning on a Dime: An Interview with David Brown and Pamela Brown
You don’t need to spend $250,000 for an effective business plan.
Business Planning: What's in Your Toolbox?
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. But you have options in nonprofit planning, and “strategic planning” is just one. Broaden your toolbox by browsing the aisles of this “virtual hardware store” of business planning tools.
The Age-Old Problem: Leasing versus Buying
It’s an age-old problem: whether to lease or buy office and program facilities. Few organizations have the expertise and track record of the Illinois Facilities Fund, whose analytical lens can help any nonprofit sort through its real estate options.
Nonprofit Taglines: The Art of Effective Brevity
A tagline should say it all. Does yours?
Next-Generation Riff: Schism Raised by Consciousness
One organization takes the generational challenge seriously and discovers that it has created a situation that can’t be healed.