Governance is an important issue to nonprofits, and it’s been discussed widely in recent days. Take a look at these articles of note: Nonprofit Arts Orgs and the Boards That Love Them » Boards Can’t Police Charities, So New Oversight Measures Are Urgently Needed » Stars Shine Brighter When They’re on the Board » Are you [...]
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In a recent post on the Nonprofit Law Blog, “Change is Good,” Gene Takagi discusses common challenges and fears surrounding organizational change, and some of the ways in which board members can be advocates for positive change within the organizations they steward. To overcome some of these barriers, Takagi recommends tactics such as dedicating meeting [...]
How does your organization today compare to its original form? It’s likely you’ve experienced some change – maybe in programming, audience or revenue structure. We’re constantly under pressure to explore new models and new funding sources. Advances in technology have changed the way we design and deliver some services, and also how we work. All [...]
Applications for the 2012 presentations of Finance and Strategic Governance are now available on the National Arts Strategies website. Presented October 11-12 in Minneapolis, Finance will give your leadership team the tools to make effective and sustainable financial decisions best suited to your organization and mission. Apply by July 20 » Strategic Governance, held November [...]
Avoiding Messy Breakups: Merger Lessons for Charities – Ideas & Advice – The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas. In tough economic times, more and more nonprofits consider mergers. This can be a good move for organizations sliding into the red, such as Virginia Ballet Theatre mentioned in the [...]
What’s an Executive Director to do when caught between an Artistic Director envisioning significant growth and board leadership that is resistant to change? That’s the question being explored by this case study developed by Chorus America for inclusion in the Summer 2010 issue of The Voice. The case study is accompanied by responses from current [...]
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