Publications and Resources

TSNE MissionWorks has published several, groundbreaking original research projects have been widely reviewed and shared.

Quote: "I wanted a good transition and I wanted to leave everything in a good place. The program affirmed for me that I was on the right track and the processes that I was putting in place would help us transition more smoothly while setting up the board and staff for success." - LuAnn Miller, former Executive Director of Isla Youth Projects Moving Beyond the Person A new report highlights the ongoing challenges nonprofits face in preparing for executive transitions.
Annual Report Our 2018 annual report is out. In an inaugural message, CEO Elaine Ng highlights the unique opportunity we have to strengthen our support of the nonprofits fighting for equity in our communities every day.
Wage Equity Matters Our analysis of nonprofit compensation should spark conversations about race and pay, and how our compensation decisions affect everyone in the sector.
Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2017 Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce is a regional survey of nonprofit compensation and benefits from organizations in Southern New England and adjoining communities. This unique report and searchable online database on the compensation practices of small and medium-sized are provided free to the public.
Opportunity in Change: Preparing Boston for Leader Transitions and New Models of Nonprofit Leadership A joint report examines where Greater Boston nonprofits stand at a historic inflection point given the unprecedented volume of leadership transition within and outside the sector. Download the Opportunity in Change report
Leadership New England The ongoing, against-the-odds resiliency of the nonprofit sector in New England and across the country is remarkable to see. But as this study shows, it is a very fragile resiliency. This report focuses on three essential shifts the sector needs to make in order to thrive.
Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2014 Our staff is our greatest asset. As organizations develop fair compensation and benefits, it helps to compare your nonprofit to others in the region. Our new report, Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce 2014: A Compensation and Benefits Survey of and for Nonprofits in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Adjoining Communities, includes salary and benefits information from a range of different types of nonprofits.
Lessons from the Capacity Building Fund In this report, TSNE MissionWorks reports on lessons learned from 8 years of grantmaking to build collaborative networks in communities. Learn what works in creating effective and sustainable programs.
A White Paper on Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship Read our white paper, On Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship, for a thorough analysis of the field of fiscal sponsorship. This legal report is intended for individuals and groups considering fiscal sponsorship services.
Diversity and Inclusion Initiative: A Step By Step Guide In this guide for nonprofit organizations, we provide a seven step approach to achieving diversity and inclusiveness in the nonprofit workplace.