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.

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
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Oct 01 2011 | By Kristen Saulnier, Communications Assistant Third Sector New England
I recently attended Be the Media V, a conference sponsored by TSNE and the Progressive Communicators Network for the progressive nonprofit community. These are some of the points gleaned from the opening panel and workshop leaders during the daylong event. → More
Mar 05 2011 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, TSNE MissionWorks
The climbing Dow Jones Indices and slow but steady fall in unemployment are signaling an improving economic outlook for the United States.  → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 01 2011 | By Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D.
The following is an abbreviated version of a recently published feature article in the latest edition of The Nonprofit Quarterly (Spring 2011). The full version describes several case studies, a fuller description of the Community-Engagement Governance™... → More
Categories: Governance
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
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
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

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