Did you know that only 27% of nonprofits have a succession plan in place? Whether a transition occurs due to an unexpected vacancy on the staff or board, or the anticipated transition of a long-tenured leader, being deliberative and thoughtful, and having a plan in place, can help a nonprofit weather the inevitable challenges of..
Despite all of the changes in the field, some things stay the same: Capital campaigns still rely on a few big gifts. Capital campaigns still rely on a pattern of gifts that calls for 80 percent or 90 percent of the money to come from 20 percent or 10 percent of the donors. That’s the..
Better Together – Time For Nonprofits To Develop A Merger Mindset? – EXPLORING THE POWER OF POSSIBILITY
Mergers can be used strategically by all parties not simply to grow or survive but to accomplish specific mission goals and increase impact. The decision to merge is a big one, and the process of successfully bringing two (or more) organizations together is rarely straightforward. Mergers are a strategy for organizations seeking to strengthen their long-term..
You must have mechanisms in place to prevent burnout before it strikes. For some people, this means waking up early and working out. For others, it’s more about meditation, spiritual peace or writing in a journal. Some people simply need to be home, in a safe space, with family or friends who love them unconditionally and can..
In today’s economic times we are seeing a variety of trends: positions are being eliminated as businesses strive for greater efficiency, mergers and acquisitions are forcing closures of local headquarters, Boomers are coming out of retirement to transition to a second career and millennials are looking for meaningful careers versus having a “job.” During transitions such..