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.

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
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 Elena Letona, Associate Director, National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities
I’ve been thinking about whether love, mercy and compassion are values worth embracing in today’s political discourse and public policy-making. The question may seem a no-brainer, but when it comes to immigrants and immigration policy, there is so much anger... → More
Categories: Social Justice
Dec 01 2009 | by Meave G. O’Marah, Founder and PrincipalThe Owner’s Representative
Key indicators are metrics and ratios that help assess the financial and operational health of your organization.What you measure depends on what your organization does and how it is structured. → More
Categories: Financial Management
Jul 01 2008 | By TSNE MissionWorks
Rebranding Can Help Your Nonprofit Stand Out from the Crowd → More

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