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 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 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 Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, TSNE MissionWorks
Lyn shares what to consider when you are hiring an independent contractor (consultant) vs. an employee. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennifer Vainright, Communications Intern
Working in the nonprofit sector is a career that requires a great deal of passion, enthusiasm and dedication to the organization’s mission. With this being the case, it is not only beneficial but vital for nonprofits to keep their staff active. Providing... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
Client Spotlight: Providence Intown Churches Association → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
Strategic planning has been in vogue for several years in the nonprofit sector. In part because many funders are requiring – and funding – it, and because, in many cases, strategic planning can be so valuable, it is now seen as vital for every nonprofit. At... → More
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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

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