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Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language purpose

Oct. 9, 2019 8:09 am

Hey, nonprofit pros —watch your language

Your job, as a leader, is to inspire and motivate — not to add to the stigma that your clients face, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’ purpose

Sep. 17, 2019 8:45 am

MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’

“Whether you’re new to this discussion, whether you’re deep into the mentoring field, or peripheral to the mentoring field ... I think there will be something for everybody,” says Abigail Ellis, the organization's executive director.
These 5 aspects make a good workplace — and they all point to leadership purpose

Jul. 24, 2019 8:44 am

These 5 aspects make a good workplace — and they all point to leadership

Columnist Valerie Johnson says, "It’s true that people leave bosses, not jobs. And often, they’re leaving a boss that didn’t share their values."
Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME method

Jul. 15, 2019 12:30 pm

Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME

According to Patrick Farrell, the organization's business/financial analyst, employees have decreased time spent on contracts by an estimated 30% using contract management software.
These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management method

Mar. 18, 2019 11:46 am

These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management

Positioning a nonprofit for success requires taking a strategic look at these key areas, writes Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center's interim head, Krystine Sipple.
Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias funding

Mar. 7, 2019 2:04 pm

Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias

A recent Twitterstorm from Stephen King was a useful reminder for fundraisers: Do not make assumptions based on binary gender stereotypes. Full stop.
Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia earned a perfect score from Charity Navigator results

Jan. 5, 2017 11:59 am

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia earned a perfect score from Charity Navigator

The education nonprofit's rating is in the top 0.6 percent of 8,000 organizations rated on the site for its financial strength, accountability and transparency.
Want to help Philly’s homeless? This is how you plug in method

Aug. 4, 2016 12:55 pm

Want to help Philly’s homeless? This is how you plug in

Our first event in the Blueprint "issue mapping" series will be centered around homelessness and the ways advocates in the community are currently addressing the problem.
How ‘ethical overhead’ can help us think differently about how nonprofits spend money method

Jul. 22, 2016 12:55 pm

How ‘ethical overhead’ can help us think differently about how nonprofits spend money

On "overhead myth" and how to combat it.
Keep Philly Beautiful wants to bring national best practices to local neighborhoods results

Mar. 25, 2016 12:43 pm

Keep Philly Beautiful wants to bring national best practices to local neighborhoods

The nonprofit will look to expand its education efforts and rally neighborhoods in 2016.

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