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Governance

Nonprofits rush to take advantage of PPP lifeline

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Cindy Booth advocates for Marion County’s abused and/or neglected children through her work at Child Advocates. Rosalyn Demares promotes state artists through Indiana Artisan. Rachel Sahaidachny invests time and energy helping writers tell their stories at the Indiana Writers Center (IWC). Julia Whitehead champions Kurt Vonnegut’s legacy at the […]

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Voices from the field: lessons on collaboration

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Partnership, collaboration and merger are terms often bandied around in the nonprofit world. And while the concept of collaboration isn’t new, it has become a hot topic as a way to reduce duplication, increase coordination and contribute to collective impact. According to a 2014 Bridgespan survey of nonprofits and […]

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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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Nonprofits can lobby, too

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors | A few eyebrows were raised 2½ years ago when United Way of Central Indiana named Andrew Cullen as its lobbyist. A few nonprofits questioned his appointment, primarily because they thought that nonprofits could not lobby. And while in fact, nonprofits are allowed to lobby, Cindy Booth of Child […]

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Nonprofits’ minimum wage bind

By Jennifer Jones Austin, commentary, Times Union | Across the nation there is mounting concern about economic inequity. At the heart of the matter of the ever-increasing economic divide are stagnant wages, which have plagued millions of low- and middle-income Americans for decades. But here in New York state we have a real opportunity to […]

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Top nine tips for managing junior boards

By Cynthia Remec, executive director and founder, BoardAssist Every day BoardAssist is approached by enthusiastic millennials who are eager to be agents of change on a nonprofit board.  Unfortunately many of these terrific candidates are either too young to be considered for a full board seat by our clients, or unable to meet the financial […]

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Boarding call for next-gen leaders

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach, Moonridge Group COO, Stanford Social Innovation Review | The millennial generation cares about the state of the world and wants to get involved—so why do so few boards have young members? A quick search of “millennials on nonprofit boards” yields more than 67,000 search results on Google. Most of the articles […]

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