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The Nonprofit Ethicist
Nonprofit executive salary raises: do they reward a job well done or send the wrong message?
High Anxiety
As the economy continues to sputter and the Obama administration completes its first 100 days, nonprofits face unprecedented challenges. Nonprofit leaders reveal their strategies to survive and thrive.
Improving Nonprofit Decision Making amid Economic Crisis
When the going gets tough, the tough prepare for the options.
Sweat Equity: Housing Assistance in the Downturn
By planning ahead and making smart decisions, the Colorado Rural Housing Development Corporation has stayed above water and hopes to ride out the wave of financial crisis.
Foundation Grantmaking during the 2008Ė2009 Economic Collapse
With foundation payouts declining, what are the financial prospects for nonprofits in 2009Ė2010?
The Dance of the Four Veils
Donít bury your message: your communications count now more than ever.
How Applied Learning Shapes Nonprofit Management Education
In universities across the nation, applied-learning curricula offer students real-world nonprofit experience and challenge in classroom settings.
Dr. Conflict
Executive committees: are they helpful decision makers or boardroom bullies?
Escaping the Perpetuity Mindset Trap
By giving only 5 percent of their endowments, foundations squander opportunities to solve pressing problems and stunt nonprofit performance.
Solid Associations: Not Recession-Proof
The recession has affected even the most reliable of nonprofit performers.
Compassionate Layoffs: Proceed with Care
Layoffs are never easy. But they can be less draconian if organizations abide by the golden rule.
Nonprofit Dissolution: What to Do When Closing the Doors
Going out in style: The dos and doníts of closing your doors with honor and integrity.
Measuring Grantmaking Excellence: How Good Are Your Foundation Donors?
How can we raise the bar for foundations and improve their practices in the nonprofit sector?
Invisible Hand Crushes Fund for Economic Literacy
A slice of humble pie: the story of how Wall Street titans got schooled by eighth-graders.