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 Charlotte Dion, Foundation Center
Foundation support is critical to the work of the nonprofit community. But the pathway for pursuing foundation support for your nonprofit organization can seem more like the winding passageways in a maze than a clear cut trajectory. → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
A recently-published study by the high-profile Bridgespan Group has been getting a great deal of attention lately. The report, “Nonprofit Mergers and Acquisitions: More Than a Tool for Tough Times” promotes the idea that nonprofits – and their funders -... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell
Previously, we discussed why evaluation is important for your nonprofit. In this article, we talk about the need for both process and outcome evaluation and the pitfalls of over-emphasizing outcomes over process. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Feb 13 2014 | by Myrna Greenfield, Principal, Good Egg Marketing
In a previous article, marketing professional Myrna Greenfield shared the why of LinkedIn for nonprofit organizations. In this next installment of a multi-part series, she delves into the how, starting with Company Pages. → More
Feb 13 2014
A: Smart, enthusiastic employees who bring limited experience to their jobs are prime candidates for coaching! → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Juliana Field, Principal Field & Company
Now living in the Boston area, Juliana Field has extensive development and communications experience working with nonprofits in the United States and internationally. Here she explains how to reconnect with funders in ways responsive to their needs during the... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell, former Director of Programs, TSNE MissionWorks
One of the many insights gleaned from TSNE MissionWorks' Capacity Building Fund (CBF) is just how vital building relationships and developing trust are to successful cross-organizational work within and across nonprofits. Begun in 2004, CBF provides... → More
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 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

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