Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Nov 23 2020 | Jillian Jennet, TSNE
Like so many other buildings in Massachusetts, the NonProfit Center was forced to close in early March as the first wave of COVID-19 swept across the state. TSNE, as the owner/operator and a tenant of the building knew how important it was to immediately... → More
Aug 10 2020 | TSNE
In partnership with the Boston Foundation and the Hyams Foundation, TSNE is offering technical assistance to nonprofits seeking funds through the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program, and for human resources issues related to COVID-19. → More
Jul 06 2020 | TSNE
This page provides an overview of the CARES Act loans available to nonprofits, a step-by-step guide to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program, and clarifications on the PPP loan application itself. → More
Jun 17 2020 | TSNE
Congratulations! You’ve received your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan…but what should you be doing with the funds and how should you be documenting what you are doing to maximize the amount that can be forgiven under the law? → More
May 28 2020 | TSNE's Human Resources Team
As cities and states across the country begin lifting stay-at-home restrictions, organizations are left to create policies and procedures for reopening their office spaces in a safe and responsible way. TSNE’s Director of Human Resources, Luzdy Rivera, has... → More
May 12 2020 | TSNE
When the COVID-19 crisis hit, one of the first steps TSNE took was to create an emergency response team. This team was responsible for tackling COVID-specific policies, procedures, and communications during the course of the crisis. By creating this team, we... → More
May 12 2020 | TSNE's Consulting Team
We are all grappling with the challenges that COVID-19 has brought in different ways — drawing on different resources, perspectives, and values to make the choices that feel right for our organizations. TSNE spoke with three leaders from across the nonprofit... → More
Tags: covid19
Apr 28 2020 | Lilo Altali
Moments of crisis are perfect for design-thinking. Here are three techniques TSNE has used in its Learning Lab that you can use to respond to moments of crisis. → More
Apr 15 2020 | Elaine Ng, CEO and Lori Manzelli, Communications Associate
As the details of the law and the chaos of its implementation unfolded, it became clear that many smaller nonprofits were going to be left out. → More
Apr 13 2020 | TSNE's Consulting Team
3 steps for assessing what is best for your organization right now — and over the long term. → More

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