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

Oct 24 2019 | TSNE MissionWorks
Innovation is hard! In this video, Learning Lab Program Manager Lilo Altali explains why thinking differently can be hard and walks you through how to use the creative process to kickstart innovation in your nonprofit. → More
Oct 23 2019 | Lori Manzelli
Elaine Ng and Jackie Cefola at the MNN ConferenceAnyone who has worked in the nonprofit field has been asked, “How can we do more with less?” It’s a frustrating question with an impossible answer. Wouldn’t the better question be, “How can we do more with what we already have?” This was the focus of the... → More
Oct 02 2019 | TSNE MissionWorks
TSNE MissionWorks' 2019-2020 Better Nonprofit Management Training Series kicks off this month. Check out our entire series schedule and start registering TODAY! → More
Sep 20 2019 | Jenn Hayslett and Anne Peyton, CPF CFRE
"You had me at hello," a classic line from the movie Jerry Maguire, was in response to an extensive courting process. This wonderful one-liner is ironic for fundraisers — our donors say "HELLO" with their first gift, and yet by the 5th... → More
Sep 09 2019 | Ning Jun Yuan and Jessica Sáenz
Millennials Nonprofit Leaders of Color SpeakingOn Friday, September 6, 2019, TSNE MissionWorks hosted a panel of millennial leaders of color who shared their experiences in rising to the top of their organizations and the lessons we can learn to lift up others to create a stronger and more diverse sector... → More
Aug 16 2019 | Sandy St. Louis
TSNE welcomed Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley to The Link to discuss her affordable housing platform. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley discussed her affordable housing agenda on Thursday (August 15, 2019) at The Link in Kendall Square. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce hosted the event with a packed crowd of Millennial and Gen Z constituents. → More
Jul 26 2019 | TSNE MissionWorks
Fund development is the ongoing strategic positioning of an organization to sustain and grow its resources by building relationships with those who understand and care about the organization’s relevance to the community. Building these relationships requires... → More
Jul 15 2019 | Cate Reynolds
The Learning ConferenceTSNE MissionWorks’ Learning and Evaluation department attended the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) 2019 Learning Conference in Seattle, Washington in May. GEO brings grantmakers together to share and inspire more effective grantmaking practices... → More
Categories: Evaluation
Jul 15 2019 | Jessica Wilson
Grant ProposalJessica Wilson, a development professional with fifteen years of experience, shares how to start identifying the appropriate grants, best practices for a winning proposal, and tips for after you receive your award letter. Wilson started her career helping... → More
Jul 12 2019 | Lori Manzelli
What's Next WebinarOn Thursday, July 11, LeaderSpring Center held an informational webinar for the What’s Next: Leading a Thriving Transition program, which it runs in partnership with TSNE MissionWorks. → More

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