Entries for 'Luis Vergara'

How the California R&R Network's Strength Helps Move the Agenda Forward

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, April 01, 2014

How the California R&R Network's Strength Helps Move the Agenda Forward

The R&R Network has carefully crafted a strong organization through its strategic vision, the collaborative nature of its member agencies who work to move the network forward, and a tradition of strong and visionary leadership. 

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Categories: Our Clients, Strategic Planning
Tags: networks, impact, vision

Nonprofit Partnership: Are You Ready?

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Nonprofit Partnership: Are You Ready?

Asking and answering some key questions about what your organization wants from a collaboration or strategic restructuring  is part of a “readiness” phase that is important for laying a strong foundation for the rest of the partnership process.

This post explores how the following questions – Why? When? Who? and How? – can be helpful in readying your organization for a nonprofit partnership.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Collaboration and Strategic Restructuring
Tags: nonprofit consulting, mergers, strategic restructuring

Using the Latino Political Clout to Make a Mark on Nonprofit Boards

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Using the Latino Political Clout to Make a Mark on Nonprofit Boards

It's time to reinforce the message Latinos sent during the 2012 elections: we are a power and force to be reckoned with! While momentum was gained during the election, I would say that some of the energy has been lost.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Trends
Tags: civic engagement, diversity, volunteerism

Board Development Should Not Be an “Add-On”

Luis Vergara // Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Board Development Should Not Be an “Add-On”

The board is critical to effective strategy formation and implementation, yet board development often takes a back seat when it comes to nonprofits' organizational development priorities. As we begin working with organizations on strategy or other significant change processes, it is not uncommon for the board chair or CEO to say to us "actually, we could probably use some improvement in how our board functions."


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Categories: Nonprofits, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: board development, nonprofit consulting, diversity