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The Under-Resourced Nonprofit Sector – Crisis or Chimera?

What we do truly mean when we say that we are under-resourced?

Finance au naturel

A wise person* once observed that it isn’t until that the tide goes out that…

The New Nature of Money

Changes in the environment – economic, demographic and social – may challenge the health of…

How should cultural institutions approach the challenge of sustainability?

Peter Frumkin, a Professor of Social Policy and Faculty Director of the Center for Social Impact Strategy, both at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that arts and culture organizations must develop flexible financial models.

Orchestras at the Cross Roads

Jesse Rosen, President and CEO of the League of American Orchestras, provides a clear-eyed view…

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Rebecca Hunter, Executive Producer of the Redmoon Theater in Chicago, discusses her experience leading drastic change in the face of a cash-flow crisis.

There Are No Crises, Only Tough Decisions

In this keynote address delivered at the joint annual conferences of Chorus America and The League of American Orchestras, Russell Willis Taylor, President and CEO of National Arts Strategies, explores the extraordinary opportunities that arts organizations have today.

The Four Horsemen of the Nonprofit Financial Apocalypse

In this article Clara Miller, President and CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, identifies nonprofit best practices and assumptions which have amplified the impact of the economic downturn on many organizatio

Nonprofit Reserves Workgroup

A great resource for board members and staff members to test knowledge and learn more about operating (sometimes called cash) reserves.