Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
As part of a long-anticipated expansion of TSNE’s Consulting Program, Bob Greene has been hired as the program’s senior consultant. Each month he writes about topics related to his specialty of organizational development and other areas in which TSNE offers... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | by Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
When Tracy Hewitt founded Resource Generation in 1998 to help wealthy young people reach out to the disadvantaged and promote social justice, she realized that her new group lacked the administrative capacity to support its programmatic efforts. So she... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | by Myrna Greenfield, Principal Good Egg Marketing
In a previous article, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield explained how to set up a good Company Profile on LinkedIn. In this next installment of a multipart series, she discusses best practices for Individual Profiles. → More
Feb 13 2014 | by Jackie Cefola
The NonProfit Center, developed by TSNE MissionWorks as a “green” building and home to many of Boston’s progressive social change nonprofit organizations, has been awarded certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) Commercial... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By George Araneo, Videographer and documentary producer
After working as a television account executive in Denver, Colorado, for over a decade, George Araneo embarked on what he calls “a mid-life course correction … to use video to move people to positive action and change.” Today, he is a producer of programs... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
From the Nonprofit Quarterly to the Foundation Center to TSNE MissionWorks' Organizational Transitions Program, well-executed nonprofit collaboration has been shown to maximize resources, enhance visibility and even increase revenue for the organizations... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
The Power of Questions was the topic of a workshop here at the NonProfit Center led by TSNE’s manager of organizational learning, Larry Peers. This topic is a particular interest of mine, so I’d like to share some content from the seminar with you and pose... → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Steve Delgado, Arial Software and Denise Moorehead, TSNE MissionWorks
As a nonprofit professional, you appreciate the fact that email campaigns are an affordable and effective way to reach as many clients, donors, members and media as possible. So you’ve made the jump to a timesaving, more efficient email-sending program. But... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Josh Sattely, Compliance and Legal Affairs Specialist, TSNE MissionWorks
Fiscal sponsors have traditionally been viewed as incubators of nonprofits, providing support to fledgling initiatives until they are ready to spread their wings as stand-alone, 501(c)(3) organizations. Although this is sometimes the case, research indicates... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | by Peter Flynn Silmaril Consultants
Organizational websites are viewed thousands or millions of times a day by customers, competitors and people searching for stuff, but rarely by those who own, run or work for the organization. Business, government and institutional websites are a frequent... → More

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