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, Consultant
A client once described me as a “bulldog with no teeth.” She meant it as a compliment! Along with a colleague, I was working with this client to support her commitment to diversity and inclusion. Yet as intentional as she was, she was also fearful and subtly... → More
Categories: Leadership
Jul 01 2013 | By Kay Snowden
July marks the beginning of a new fiscal year for many nonprofits. If you are one of them, you have just begun working from your new organizational budget. Congratulations! → More
Categories: Financial Management
Apr 23 2013 | By Jonathan Spack
I’m a native Bostonian, born and raised in the city that is now emerging from its greatest modern-day trauma. The streets where the surreal events of mid-April unfolded are familiar territory. I’ve been at the marathon finish line more than once to cheer on... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Feb 15 2013 | by TSNE MissionWorks
In these days of economic turbulence, the pressure is on to collaborate, form strategic alliances and even merge. Sadly, nonprofits either are not afforded the time to evaluate all options possible or to explore in an unhurried and deliberate way the pros and... → More
Feb 13 2013 | by Myrna Greenfield, Principal, Good Egg Marketing
The more people you’re connected to, the more of their connections you will be linked to, and the more people you can potentially influence. But it takes time to keep up with each person in your network. Be sure to evaluate why you want to connect with a... → More
Feb 13 2013 | By TSNE MissionWorks
In 1990, a group of Boston-area funders established the Diversity Initiative. The program, today called the Inclusion Initiative, provides technical assistance and funding to Greater Boston nonprofits committed to increasing their capacity to meet their... → More
Dec 01 2012 | By Jennetta Hyatt and Joshua Sattely
When you think of the holidays, what comes to mind? A most sacred religious time? A Corporate America-induced spending orgy? A time of joy, reflection, jubilation and comfort? Maybe, indifference or even anxiety? → More
Categories: Human Resources
Oct 13 2012 | By TSNE
Center to Support Immigrant Organizing (CSIO), an intermediary organization that supports individuals and organizations that cultivate immigrant leadership in social change organizing, launched its third Grassroots Leadership Institute on October 16, 2012, in... → More
Categories: Leadership
Jun 01 2012 | By Lyn Freundlich and Heather Harker
This article by Lyn Freundlich and Heather Harker originally appeared in Saving Land, Summer 2012. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 01 2012 | By Jonathan Spack
Some of you may have heard or read about the recent collapse of the California-based fiscal sponsor International Humanities Center (IHC), documented in detail by Rick Cohen and the Los Angeles Times. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship

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