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Local Nonprofit Leaders View Social Justice Protests as Catalyst for Real Change

by Shari Finnell, editor, Not-for-Profit News This article is the first in a series of perspectives on how to achieve racial equity locally, nationally and globally. If you would like to submit your nonprofit’s racial justice initiative for possible publication in Not-for-Profit News, please contact Shari Finnell at shari@charitableadvisors.com. “What’s next?” That’s the question on […]

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In pursuit of board diversity: Join us June 16

By Bryan Orander, president, Charitable Advisors | Many nonprofit boards are striving to increase their diversity. Most recognize that diversity increases effective governance by bringing new perspectives, energy, and new ideas. Sometimes the motivation comes as an expectation of a funder or accreditation body. While some funders, such as United Way of Central Indiana, place […]

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Cooper Union inquiry puts nonprofits on notice

By James B. Stewart, New York Times | In what should be a ringing alarm for nonprofit boards across the country long accustomed to minimal scrutiny or accountability, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman of New York has signaled that the laissez-faire approach to nonprofit governance is over. Mr. Schneiderman’s office has sent letters to the […]

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From projects to people

By Ken Banks, Ashoka fellow, Stanford Social Innovation Review | Bill Siemering was about to jump in his cab to make an airport pickup when his home phone rang. It was the vice president of the MacArthur Foundation. “I was shocked,” said Bill, “when he told me I was being awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.” That […]

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Eight common innovation traps

By Gabriel Kasper & Justin Marcoux, Stanford Social Innovation Review | Innovation, it seems, is easier said than done. Despite growing interest in applying innovation methodologies to social sector challenges over the past decade, more often than not, philanthropic efforts to support innovation fall short. That’s because the processes, strategies, and structures that funders need […]

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