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.

Jan 01 2011 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
When the New England Nonprofit Quarterly, now the Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ), moved to TSNE MissionWorks in 1997, we envisioned the magazine becoming a high-quality regional resource for information on nonprofit trends, cutting-edge issues and best practices.... → More
Dec 15 2010 | By Lyn Freundlich, TSNE MissionWorks
The current economic times are tough on nonprofit organizations and those of us working for them. Cash-strapped in the best of times, many nonprofits are tightening their belts even further. Because the services many of us provide are more important to our... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Oct 01 2010 | By Robbie Samuels, Trainer and ConsultantRobbieSamuels.com
Robbie Samuels led an Art of the Schmooze training in October 2010, as part of TSNE's Bottom Line Training Series. Here he shares some pointers from the workshop. → More
Categories: Fund Development
Jul 30 2010 | By TSNE
Network for Good helps nonprofits raise money on their own websites and on social networks with free and low-cost fund-raising tools. Their recent e-book, How to Raise a Lot More Money Now: 50 Great Ideas from 11 Top Experts, featuring some of the best minds... → More
Categories: Fund Development
Jul 30 2010 | By Bob Greene
Pardon the bad pun, but is there any spillover from the BP oil disaster that nonprofits can learn from? At first it may seem like a stretch. BP is a mega-corporation where the primary mission is, or so it seems, profits and more profits. Yet, to make another... → More
Jul 01 2010 | By Jennifer Fitch, Fiscal Sponsorship Team Accountant, TSNE MissionWorks
Recently Jennifer Fitch, a team accountant with TSNE, traveled to Haiti as part of a medical mission. She shared some of her experiences with fellow members of the NonProfit Center upon her return. → More
Categories: Social Justice
May 13 2010 | By Karen Jeffreys, Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless
The strength of the 1070 Main Street affordable housing and homeless prevention collaboration is best exemplified in its recent joint efforts to save the Neighborhood Opportunities Program, or NOP. NOP is Rhode Island's most critical program for ending... → More
Apr 30 2010 | By Nancy Jackson, Principal Consultant and Owner, Gammy Bird Consulting
I need to laugh more. I mean really laugh. It feels so darn good and must trigger something in the brain. Even little smiles are good. I was in a gardening center today and saw a sign that read, “Unattended children will be given an espresso and free puppy.”... → More
Mar 05 2010 | By Deborah Linnell, Zora Radosevich and Jonathan Spack
The guide for successful nonprofit management, written for and by nonprofit leaders. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2010 | By Heather Harker
Third-party assessment can help your nonprofit organization navigate an ever-changing environment – while becoming an increasingly effective agent for social change. → More
Categories: Leadership

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