Entries for September 2012

Wishful Thinking is Not a Fund Development Strategy: A Tale of Two Boards

La Piana Consulting // Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership
Tags: board development, fund deveopment, fundraising

Purple Pajamas and the Power of Change

Lester Olmstead-Rose // Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Purple Pajamas and the Power of Change

 Is your organization prepared to see the world with a fresh set of eyes?  

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Categories: Change Management
Tags: nonprofit consulting

Nonprofit Business Plans: The Funder Perspective

David La Piana // Thursday, September 06, 2012

Nonprofit Business Plans: The Funder Perspective

How can business plans be useful in the context of grantmaking?

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Categories: Business Planning, Strategic Planning
Tags: funders, grantmaking, strategy

Is Your Board Ready to Lead Change?

Melissa Mendes Campos // Thursday, September 06, 2012

Is Your Board Ready to Lead Change?

How do you know your board is ready to lead change? Even good boards can get stuck in a rut. It is easy to settle into the status quo and to forget that the board itself is an organizational asset that must be developed, tended to, and mobilized, just like any other. 

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance
Tags: assessment, board development, nonprofit consulting