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2017

Board certified: Learning how to govern from the experts

By Sara M. Johnson, FACHE, Director, Executive Education, IUPUI-School of Public and Environmental Affairs Public service is important and over the last 30 years has evolved beyond just describing government careers. Many people are motivated to volunteer on the “front lines” and even donate money to worthy and favorite causes, especially at year end. And, […]

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Ask more of your supporters in the Season of Giving

By Mark Shreve, director of client experience, SmallBox Among the doorbuster offers, year-end appeals, and shipping confirmations, this survived your daily email sweep. This holiday season – as corporate and nonprofit brands compete for your attention and money – it’s time you ask more of your supporters. Previously we shared (Charitable Advisors, March 2017) that […]

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Advice from those who have been there

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors For many people, experience is the best teacher. And while not all nonprofits have taken a pause, two local organizations have recently been through the rigorous process and can offer their perspectives. Kimberly Sterling, the former board president of the Martin Luther King Center, and Allison Luthe, the center’s […]

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Leverage infrastructure grant programs

By Teddie Linder, business manager, Netlink, Inc The largest companies in the world are invested in good corporate citizenship.  As a nonprofit leader staying up to date on these opportunities could enhance the resources you have available. One area in particular has options you may want to investigate: technology infrastructure. This phrase simply means the […]

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A helping hand for fundraisers

By Pamela Clark, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Since 2008, Nathan Hand has raised money for causes he believes in. Working for nonprofits like Christel House, School on Wheels, and the Mind Trust, he has gained a wide range of both field and management experience.  The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy alumnus shared […]

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Partnering to measure poverty

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Poverty in America. It’s a problem that has been analyzed and dissected by many sources. It’s been the subject of books, TV documentaries and combatted by a host of social services agencies. But do we really understand the ins and outs of poverty? A complete answer likely remains elusive, […]

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Impact of rising benefit costs

By Mike Harrington, president, Synergy A business encounters many costs, but the most volatile expenses are those surrounding employee benefits. Last year, employers spent an average of $8,669 per employee, an increase of nearly $500 from the year before. Multiply that rising number by each staff member and the costs can significantly pile up. There are a […]

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A terrorized British city turns to an all-American play for healing

By  Matt Trueman, reporter, The New York Times In the wake of the May terrorist attack at Manchester Arena, which killed 23 people, including the attacker, the space outside the nearby Royal Exchange Theater became a site of public mourning. St. Ann’s Square slowly filled with flowers and other tributes – soft toys, football jerseys, balloons — […]

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