In the Tube

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In the Tube: Volume 17, Issue 2: Summer 2010

Table of Contents:

F e a t u r e s

3 Welcome

4 The Nonprofit Ethicist: How can organizations—which are designed to “do good”—also “do well”? by Woods Bowman

7 Trends: A Review of NPQ’s Nonprofit Newswire: This year has been transformative for the nonprofit sector. Here we break down nonprofit news coverage and make sense of what’s happening. by the editors

32 In Search of Breakthrough (or Incremental?) Social Innovation: President Obama’s administration has slated $50 million for the Social Innovation Fund. But the roots of social innovation reveal the potential flaws in the fund’s model. by Jon Pratt

38 The Fatal Design Defects of L3Cs: While they’re the darling of some philanthropic circles, limited-liability corporations are no panacea. by Daniel S. Kleinberger

44 Nonprofit Salaries: Achieving Parity with the Private Sector: While new data says that nonprofit salaries aren’t always lower than the private sector’s, they are most of the time. by Rick Cohen

52 Unstill Waters: The Fluid Role of Networks in Social Movements: It’s a wonder that social-movement networks survive long enough to make an impact. What’s the secret sauce of these organizing efforts? by Robin Katcher

D e p a r tme n t s

62 Not Paying Your Taxes? Your Board Could Be Personally Liable: Board members, beware: the IRS can hold you liable for unpaid taxes. by Francis J. Serbaroli

64 Nonprofit Case Study: From Financial Crisis to Resolution: Some nonprofits do crawl out from under massive debt to the IRS. by Shelly Chamberlain

68 Dr. Conflict: A micromanaging board gets the better of an organization’s executive director. by Mark Light

70 The Take-Away: A summary of the articles in this issue

72 Giving Back Nonprofit-Style: Corporate America gets precious advice. by Phil Anthrop